XDG_RUNTIME_DIR: When is a user logged out?

Lennart Poettering mzkqt at 0pointer.de
Thu May 10 15:08:08 UTC 2018

On Do, 10.05.18 15:27, Thomas Kluyver (thomas at kluyver.me.uk) wrote:

> Thanks Lennart. Would it make sense for our application code to open
> a Pam session in this scenario so it counts as a login? Sorry if
> this is a silly question: I know ~nothing about how logins work.

PAM sessions are generally something only privileged code can
register, hence, no not really...


Lennart Poettering, Red Hat

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