[arch-general] gnome-keyring madness
kyleterrien at gmail.com
Tue Jun 14 12:21:11 UTC 2016
Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> Take a look at
> https://specifications.freedesktop.org/autostart-spec/autostart-spec-latest.html ,
> it should be your desktop environment that is auto starting.
Thanks, but I tried that weeks ago. It is not the autostart feature of
the desktop environment that is starting gnome-keyring. From what I can
figure out, it is lightdm that is starting gnome-keyring.
What's doubly annoying is that gnome-keyring stays alive after I log
out, meaning that the systemd login session is never terminated. This
can cause some bizarre issues when logging in again.
In fact, my day-to-day "desktop environment" (Window Maker) doesn't even
support xdg autostart, so I know autostart is not the culprit. (I am
starting programs in the xprofile.)
Given the bizarre integration bugs that gnome-keyring brings, I would
rather just remove it entirely for now:
1. Seahorse can run without gnome-keyring running in the background.
Why is there a hard dependency?
2. virt-manager runs fine when gpg-agent handles SSH keys. Why do I
need to have its dependency x11-ssh-askpass installed?
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