Bug#327191: kdm resets after login because of problem in ~/*profile
The exact line which seems to have posed problem was
in .bash_profile. I'm a bit stumped as to why that is troublesome,
though I guess it must conflict with the env var set by X (which is
I think I added that line when I had XDMCP enabled and was doing stuff
on another display-less machine. That way when I'd login through SSH,
I could immediately launch a program that would display on my local
I guess I'll have to do a little more work for the script to
distinguish between being launched by X or during a login.
> > It would be useful to warn the user of this 'new' behaviour, maybe in
> > /usr/share/doc/NEWS.Debian.
> This seems quite reasonable. For the record, are you requesting that the new
> behaviour be reverted, or simply that users be given better notice to allow
> them to adapt with less hassle and frustration?
Oh no, I wouldn't dare request a behaviour change. After all, I expect
that being The Great Respected Maintainer, you know what you're doing
No, just giving users better notice should be enough. For example, a
nice blatant warning during the pre-configure phase, as well as
something in /usr/share/doc/kdm other than the changelog (through
which I went, and must've missed that part, or dismissed as