[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#470599: Bug#470599: Bug#470599: /etc/xdg/xfce4/xinitrc ignores Xsession.options in handling ssh-agent

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Thu Mar 13 07:13:46 UTC 2008

On mer, 2008-03-12 at 19:52 -0700, novakyu wrote:
> (1) when ssh-agent is launched before
> keychain had a chance to run, it suppresses keychain from launching
> its
> own ssh-agent (since that is the sole purpose of the script), (2)
> because the particular ssh-agent is not identified and tracked, even
> if
> I were to run a separate ssh-agent on the side, xfce4 will kill it on
> logout with ssh-agent -k).

Well, it kills ssh-agent only if it has run it. And it kills the one it
ran, using SSH_AGENT_PID.
So if you run keychain after that, it shouldn't kill its ssh-agent. If
it does, there's a bug in ssh-agent.

If an ssh-agent is already running, Xfce won't run one anyway.

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