Re: xdm starts local server
On Wed, Aug 12, 1998 at 03:20:30PM +0200, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> On Tue, 11 Aug 1998, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> > no-run-xconsole
> > obey-nologin
> > allow-user-resources
> > allow-user-modmap
> > allow-user-xsession
> > allow-failsafe
> > start-xdm
> > no-xdm-start-server
> > However, xdm still starts a local server. Also, if I "startx" as a user,
> s/^start-xdm/no-start-xdm/ should keep xdm from starting. Look at
> /etc/init.d/xdm to get an idea why. The "xdm-start-server" flag is only
> used by the xbase.postinst script IIRC.
I want xdm to run, to service remote connections -- I just don't want
a server on the console by default. I will start one with 'startx'
or 'X -query localhost' if I need one.
> Why you get different behaviour from xdm and start might be explained by
> this: There's a script /etc/X11/Xsession that claims to be run by both
> xdm and xinit (to which startx is a wrapper.) The script seems to look
> for ~/.xsession only though. Maybe it isn't run after all from xinit on
> Debian systems. That means that the comments in the file are misleading.
I don't actually have either ~/.xsession or ~/.xinitrc, which is why I find
this all the more strange.
Hamish Moffatt, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
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