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Re: Bug#133578: gdm bug #133578. Intend to NMU.

Calum Mackay <calum.mackay@cdmnet.org> wrote:
> If /etc/environment is to be limited to PAM, shouldn't that be made 
> clear in its name, or its comments?

> Mine contains:

>        GDK_USE_XFT=1
>        LANG=en_GB

> neither of which seem particular PAM-related.

Neither of which need to be.

/etc/environment is not some configuration file for mysthical PAM
internals but a place to set *arbitrary* environment variables for
all sessions using pam_env, including ssh, login, xdm, ...
               cu andreas
NMUs aren't an insult, they're not an attack, and they're
not something to avoid or be ashamed of.
                    Anthony Towns in 2004-02 on debian-devel

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