xfce-utils 4.5.92 xsession prefix

Anders F Björklund afb at algonet.se
Mon Nov 17 08:35:32 CET 2008

Brian J. Tarricone wrote:

>> Shouldn't XSESSION_PREFIX default to ${prefix} rather than "/usr" ?
>> i.e. so I don't have to set both --prefix and --with-xsession-prefix
> This is yet again another "don't install files to a broken location by
> default" decision.  /usr/share/xsessions/ is the location most display
> managers will look on most distros.  If you install Xfce to,
> say, /opt/xfce4-svn/, and run (e.g.) GDM, you won't see Xfce in the
> list if we installed those to $prefix by default.

OK, I see why you need two prefixes... Not a problem, fixed downstream.

Since GDM is in /opt/local/bin/gdm it looks in /opt/local/share/sessions


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