juha wrote: We seem to have also > > xfce_putenv etc. > > would that fix the issue? let me try that first? I think this should be deprecated in favor of g_getenv()/g_setenv()/g_unsetenv() which are in glib since 2.4. we now require gtk+/glib 2.6 as a minimum, so xfce_putenv() is superfluous. Cheers, Olivier.