[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#748944: Processed: Re: Processed (with 1 errors): on how lightdm does not like it when /etc/X11/Xsession is not executable

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Tue Jul 21 19:48:35 UTC 2015

On mar., 2015-07-21 at 15:20 +0200, Josip Rodin wrote:
> No, startx has also worked on my machine without the executable bit on that
> file. It's lightdm that seems to be depending on something others don't.

I had the impression that startx (without argument) would use Xsession.
At least the Xsession file header gives that impression.
> If this is an actual requirement of some standard, please reassign the bug
> to the owner of the file (x11-common) and have them enforce the standard.

It's already done. x11-common ships Xsession with executable bit.

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