autostart spec, round 2!

Thiago Macieira thiago at
Mon Oct 23 20:33:10 EEST 2006

Vincent Untz wrote:
>"I want to change some autostart programs. Let's put them in
>/usr/local/etc/xdg/autostart and modify XDG_CONFIG_DIRS so they have a
>higher priority. Hrm, why doesn't it work? Why would this $£#{ use
>/etc/xdg/autostart when I explicitly tell to user /usr/local/etc/xdg
>It looks correct according to what we described in this thread, but it's
>not what sysadmins will expect in this specific case.

I'd argue that since this is the way Kiosk has worked for several years, 
it is the way sysadmins would expect.

Especially since environment variables aren't locked down. You can easily 
change $XDG_CONFIG_DIRS. Setting it or adding [$i] to some files isn't 
equal to system lockdown.

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