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

Mathieu Bridon bochecha at fedoraproject.org
Wed Mar 6 06:47:08 PST 2013

On Wednesday, March 06, 2013 09:40 PM, Lennart Poettering wrote:
> On Tue, 05.03.13 21:24, Simon McVittie (simon.mcvittie at collabora.co.uk) wrote:
>> (Whenever there's more than one local X11 display, gdm itself certainly
>> needs to be able to put a small GNOME session on behalf of the
>> special-purpose 'gdm' user on each of them, in order to have the login
>> screen present, with accessibility and stuff - but maybe it's OK to have
>> a special case for system users.)
> Yeah, gdm is special, but as mentioned the right way to handle this is
> probably to have dynamic users for this, which can be allocated, which
> can't write to disk,

Doesn't gdm need to write to disk things like the last session used? 
(gnome, kde,...)


More information about the systemd-devel mailing list