[systemd-devel] RFC: user session lifetimes vs. $DISPLAY

Mantas Mikulėnas grawity at gmail.com
Tue Mar 5 12:05:30 PST 2013

On Tue, Mar 5, 2013 at 9:48 PM, Lennart Poettering <mztabzr at 0pointer.de> wrote:
> On Mon, 18.02.13 11:08, Kok, Auke-jan H (auke-jan.h.kok at intel.com) wrote:
>> For each login, you'd have an instance service (e.g.
>> gnome-session@:0.service) to serve that display.
> Well, I am not convinced it is necessary to instantiate
> everything. People can do that if they really really want to make things
> work to allow one local user to run multiple sessions, but I am pretty
> sure that should be out of scope for GNOME. GNOME components should just
> be normal services that are started on the user bus and which find their
> display from XDG_RUNTIME_DIR.

Hmm, could one set XDG_RUNTIME_DIR=/run/user/$UID/second-session and
have multiple sessions that way?

Mantas Mikulėnas <grawity at gmail.com>

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