x11/slim and /etc/login.conf

David DEMELIER demelier.david at gmail.com
Thu May 27 16:44:49 UTC 2010

Hi freebsd-ports@,

Since slim do not use login(1) to log your user in, everything set in
/etc/login.conf won't be present on your session. If you did set some
settings they won't appear.

in the /usr/local/etc/slim.conf you can see :

login_cmd           exec /bin/sh - ~/.xinitrc %session

As described in the sh(1) manpage, the dash after the /bin/sh should
be a login shell, but it does not work. I'm guessing if we can do some
hack to make the /etc/login.conf used by slim.

If you have any ideas, just tell me !


Demelier David

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