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Re: how is pulseaudio supposed to work?

On Wed, 19.12.07 17:42, Patrice Dumas (pertusus free fr) wrote:

> Nobody thinks that. But PAM allows to run some login wide stuff, with
> modularity and under administrator control, and hook in any login
> program. This may not be the perfect place to start PA, but it is still
> better than starting it only in gdm. Maybe the X session script is
> better, but the issue with session script (in 
> /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc-common) is that it is only for X, and it is not 
> modular. The interest of pam is that the administrator may decide which
> login path uses it.

You are aware that there still is /etc/profile and similar scripts?
Those are usually not interpreted when doing a login on X11 (at least
AFAIK). So, for shell-only logins it is not that difficult to hook
additional stuff in.


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