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[bug#35641] [PATCH] services: gdm: Include user profile in D-Bus paths.

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: [bug#35641] [PATCH] services: gdm: Include user profile in D-Bus paths.
Date: Sun, 12 May 2019 23:17:32 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.2 (gnu/linux)

Hi Timothy,

Timothy Sample <address@hidden> skribis:

> Ludovic Courtès <address@hidden> writes:
>> Timothy Sample <address@hidden> skribis:
>> [...]
>>> Is it okay to assume that “.guix-profile” is the user’s profile like
>>> this?  If it isn’t okay in general, is it okay enough for now?
>> In this particular case, I’d say it’s OK.
>> Do we have any other option on the table anyway?
> We could run D-Bus from a login shell.  The reason I didn’t opt for this
> is that GDM launches D-Bus from a stripped-down environment.  It’s not
> clear to me if there’s a reason for doing so, or if it was just the way
> the code came together.  Essentially, I’m trying to be conservative.
> I’m still holding out hope that a future “user sessions” feature in Guix
> will make all of these hacks go away.  :)

As we accumulate the hacks, motivation rises!  :-)

> I pushed a nicer version (following the style of the “xinitrc” code)
> with a long comment as dcb3a0fe0a086b4762a721e9b1da64826d5160d0.

Thank you!


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