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Bug#402087: Would be nice to fix this...

I've just installed a new system and hit this confusing "no error message if $HOME doesn't exist" problem again. It would be great if the code I proposed before, i.e.

# Warn if the user's home directory does not exist.
# It seems that $HOME is set to / after this script
# is executed, so we can't just compare $HOME with ~$USER.
if [ ! -d `eval echo ~$USER` ]
  xmessage "Home directory does not exist!"

could be added to /etc/X11/xdm/Xstartup.  Thanks.


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