Bug#502404: marked as done (wdm doesn't read ~/.xsession)
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has caused the Debian Bug report #502404,
regarding wdm doesn't read ~/.xsession
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- To: Debian Bug Tracking System <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Subject: wdm doesn't read ~/.xsession
- From: Mitsch Jarosch <email@example.com>
- Date: Thu, 16 Oct 2008 11:08:12 +0200
- Message-id: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Starting fvwm (and other window managers) with wdm leads to a desktop without localization. In fact, I have the strong feeling
that wdm doesn't read the ~/.xsession or ignores it. Using xdm with the same environent configuration does work, so
there must be something wrong with wdm.
-- System Information:
Debian Release: lenny/sid
APT prefers testing
APT policy: (500, 'testing')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Kernel: Linux 2.6.26-1-686 (SMP w/1 CPU core)
Locale: LANG=de_DE.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=de_DE.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Versions of packages wdm depends on:
ii debconf [debconf-2.0] 1.5.22 Debian configuration management sy
ii libc6 2.7-14 GNU C Library: Shared libraries
ii libfontconfig1 2.6.0-1 generic font configuration library
ii libice6 2:1.0.4-1 X11 Inter-Client Exchange library
ii libpam-modules 1.0.1-4 Pluggable Authentication Modules f
ii libpam-runtime 1.0.1-4 Runtime support for the PAM librar
ii libpam0g 1.0.1-4 Pluggable Authentication Modules l
ii libsm6 2:1.0.3-2 X11 Session Management library
ii libwraster3 0.92.0-8 Shared libraries of Window Maker r
ii libx11-6 2:1.1.5-2 X11 client-side library
ii libxau6 1:1.0.3-3 X11 authorisation library
ii libxdmcp6 1:1.0.2-3 X11 Display Manager Control Protoc
ii libxext6 2:1.0.4-1 X11 miscellaneous extension librar
ii libxft2 2.1.12-3 FreeType-based font drawing librar
ii libxinerama1 2:1.0.3-2 X11 Xinerama extension library
ii libxmu6 2:1.0.4-1 X11 miscellaneous utility library
ii psmisc 22.6-1 Utilities that use the proc filesy
ii x11-apps 7.3+4 X applications
ii x11-common 1:7.3+17 X Window System (X.Org) infrastruc
ii x11-xserver-utils 7.3+5 X server utilities
ii xutils 1:7.3+17 X Window System utility programs m
wdm recommends no packages.
Versions of packages wdm suggests:
ii xfonts-base 1:1.0.0-5 standard fonts for X
-- debconf information excluded
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On Tue, Jun 01, 2010 at 03:12:14PM +0200, Michelle Konzack wrote:
> Hello Agustin,
> Am 2010-05-31 14:25:26, schrieb Agustin Martin:
> > Hi,
> > Since neither Michelle nor myself could reproduce this problem I tagged it
> > as 'unreproducible'. Please provide info suggested by Michelle and/or
> > myself. If no further info is provided in some time, either by you or by
> > others experiencing a similar problem, bug will be closed (of course, it can
> > be re-opened in case problem persists).
> This bug is a little bit older and on ANY of my (around 600) newly
> installed Lenny Desktop Systems I use WDM and FVWM.
> ALl systems are reading the ~/.xsession without probblems no mather
> which ARCH like armel, i386, amd64 or powerpc.
> I consider this bug as 'unreproducible' too and it should be closed.
Besides the reasons you point out, I add that there was no reply in two
months from original bug submitter to my previous ping. So, I am closing
this bug report. If needed it can be reopened with fresh info.
Thanks for your feedback.
PS: Note that wdm is unmaintained upstream and orphaned in Debian. While I
think it will go into squeeze, there is a high chance that it may disappear
at some point later. I am trying to keep it not too buggy for squeeze, in
part because I still use it and in part because I have not yet tried an
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