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[Bug 567324] GDM_LANG check in /etc/profile.d/lang.sh makes GNOME ignore the ~/.i18n file

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=567324

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=567324#c12


Carlos Robinson <carlos.e.r@xxxxxxxxxxxx> changed:

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--- Comment #12 from Carlos Robinson <carlos.e.r@xxxxxxxxxxxx> 2013-06-04
03:42:52 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #11)
(In reply to comment #10)

How does this fit with https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=807091#c19

I'm sorry, I don't know.

It was not my decision to mark one as duplicate of the other, I think they are
not. Related, yes; same bug, no.

Maybe you can undo the duplication, and they will listen to you (but not to
me).


The original report here, #0, was back in 2009, so I have lost track of what
works because I hacked the scripts myself and what works out of the box +
mandatory patches.



(In reply to comment #8)

Currently the /etc/X11/xdm/Xsession parses the arugments on its command line
to
serach for string with underscore ([a-z][a-z]_[A-Z][A-Z]* to be exact) ...
Has this changed that means does GDM use both command line arguments as well
as
environment variables?

In the other bug I commented that XDM works correctly.
In 12.3 I have not installed GDM, so I haven't tested it.
(and I have hacked the script later, as a workaround, so in order to test it I
would have to undo it first)


Nevertheless I prefere to add your lines of shell code to
/etc/X11/xdm/Xsession
instead of /etc/profile.d/lang.sh as the later script will be also used on the
console as well as with e.g. slogin/ssh and with su -l

Well, text terminals work, they import correctly ~/.i18n without any change.
IIRC, ssh works, to. I'd have to re-verify,

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