[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#672793: Bug#672793: lightdm does not source ~/.profile

Ralf Jung post at ralfj.de
Mon May 14 17:22:24 UTC 2012


> profile is for login (bourne shell), completely irrelevant to a DM.

> > So reporting a bug against lightdm "does not add ~/bin to the path" would
> > be justified?
> Absolutely not.
I hope you are aware that lightdm is pretty alone with this position? Both kdm 
and gdm source .profile, which makes it the expected behaviour for most users.
But obviously I can't convince you, so I'll see how to deal with that locally.

Kind regards,

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