display manager integration
Brian J. Tarricone
bjt23 at cornell.edu
Thu Jan 26 23:29:34 CET 2006
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On 1/26/2006 2:18 PM, Benedikt Meurer wrote:
> Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
>> Hey all,
>> Not sure, but it seems like display managers are standardising on
>> /usr/share/xsessions and .desktop files for session data. Should we be
>> installing xfce.desktop unconditionally into /usr/share/xsessions now?
> /usr/share/xsessions doesn't seem to be a good idea. I'd suggest to
> install to $(datadir)/xsessions instead.
How is that really useful? If I install to /opt/xfce4, I seriously
doubt the display manager is going to look there. Unless they're
obeying XDG_DATA_DIRS, which instinct tells me they're not.
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