using xdm with ck-launch-session (PolicyKit/ConsoleKit)

Joe Marcus Clarke marcus at
Mon Aug 10 19:26:29 UTC 2009

Denis Shaposhnikov wrote:
> Hello,
> On Mon, 10 Aug 2009 15:10:51 -0400
> Joe Marcus Clarke <marcus at> wrote:
>> Then there is a problem getting the current X display device.  The
>> script that does this is a bit of a hack since there's no good way of
>> getting this.  Have a look at
>> /usr/local/libexec/ck-get-x11-display-device, and make sure that
>> script can succeed.
> Yep, this script works:
> [xxx at localhost ~]% /usr/local/libexec/ck-get-x11-display-device
> /dev/ttyv1

Clearly not when it's run when CK starts up.  How exactly are you
launching CK?  If you run this command from within your .xsession
script, what output do you get?


Joe Marcus Clarke
FreeBSD GNOME Team	::	gnome at
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