[PATCH weston] build: install a login manager session entry

Pekka Paalanen ppaalanen at gmail.com
Thu Feb 5 23:43:18 PST 2015

On Wed, 21 Jan 2015 12:53:23 +0100
sardemff7+wayland at sardemff7.net wrote:

> On 2015-01-21 04:46, Bryce Harrington wrote:
> > On Sun, Dec 28, 2014 at 02:20:49PM +0100, Lubomir Rintel wrote:
> >> This makes it possible to run Weston session from GDM (and possibly
> >> other login managers).
> >> ---
> >>   Makefile.am        | 5 +++++
> >>   src/weston.desktop | 5 +++++
> >>   2 files changed, 10 insertions(+)
> >>   create mode 100644 src/weston.desktop
> >
> > Thanks, applied
> >     1a873aa..4f4b47a  master -> master

> Also I was wondering about the whole weston to run in the D-Bus
> session since it may be more sensible to run the weston-desktop-shell
> only. Another “Weston DE” consideration here I guess.

Hmm, not really. Weston itself contains plugins that are specific to
the DE and Weston is meant to run in the user session, with the normal
user privileges and uid/gid. I'm not sure how that translates to the
dbus session though.

However, I get a feeling this desktop file depends on things that
weren't documented in the file.

Does it depend on a logind implementation completely replacing the need
of weston-launch? Or does a login manager do something that avoids the
need for weston-launch?

VT setup and clean-up, VT switching, opening input and output devices...

I assume Weston is not running on top of another display server, or is


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