Re: issues with stretch, issue 2 from many
- Date: Thu, 29 Nov 2018 15:17:03 -0500
- From: Greg Wooledge <wooledg@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: issues with stretch, issue 2 from many
On Thu, Nov 29, 2018 at 08:10:43PM +0000, Brian wrote:
> How does ~/.xsessionrc assume such importance over ~/.xsession in the
> grand scheme of X things?
Because it's the only file that's guaranteed to be read no matter what
kind of crazy nonstandard X session the user invokes (GNOME, I'm looking
Therefore, when writing a wiki page for the least knowledgeable end user,
it is the advice that I put *first*, with the description that this is
the *simplest* way of doing things.
Then I put the traditional "or .xsession but it only works if you ___" at
the end. And I indicate that this is a more advanced way of doing things.
Therefore, users who self-identify as "advanced" will try that. Whether
they are *actually* advanced is a different story, but they have been
given both choices, and appropriate descriptions and warnings.