Subject: Re: login.conf and xdm
To: Patrick Welche <>
From: Pavel Cahyna <>
List: tech-x11
Date: 12/20/2005 22:29:54
On Tue, Dec 20, 2005 at 07:01:29PM +0000, Patrick Welche wrote:
> Basically, path and environment variables set in login.conf are thrown
> away by xdm even if setusercontext is called. Another method might be
> to call setusercontext, and then copy the newly set environment into
> verify->userEnviron instead of duplicating code from login_cap.c, but
> I prefer the idea of update/add rather than delete/add.

Could all the login.conf handling be implemented in a PAM module that all 
PAM-using apps could use without modifying all of them?

Pavel Cahyna