[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#636108: Bug#636108: sourcing .profile

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Tue Aug 23 05:37:27 UTC 2011

On mar., 2011-08-23 at 06:23 +0200, Éric Araujo wrote:
> FTR upstream now sources .profile:
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/lightdm/+bug/794315
> IIUC the main argument was that it was a regression from the Ubuntu viewpoint,
> as the previous default DM sourced the file.  IOW, the change does not
> necessarily mean that the developers agree this is a lightdm bug, so the
> Debian maintainer may choose to diverge; I would hope not :)

I won't diverge from upstream but this is an Ubuntu change. And even if
upstream integrates that change, I still think it's a bad idea. .profile
is *not* for graphical shells (use .xsessionrc for that, at least on

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