[arch-projects] [initscripts][RFC][PATCH] locale.sh: add support for user-specific locale.conf, drop DAEMON_LOCALE
seblu at seblu.net
Tue Aug 28 10:50:44 EDT 2012
On Tue, Aug 28, 2012 at 4:40 PM, Dave Reisner <d at falconindy.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 28, 2012 at 04:31:09PM +0200, Sébastien Luttringer wrote:
>> On Fri, Aug 24, 2012 at 7:44 PM, Tom Gundersen <teg at jklm.no> wrote:
>> > On Fri, Aug 24, 2012 at 7:02 PM, Dave Reisner <d at falconindy.com> wrote:
>> >> Still, I guess my point is that we should be testing for the presence of
>> >> variables before trying to expand them.
>> >> if [ -n "$HOME" ] && [ -s "$HOME/.config/locale.conf ]; then
>> > I agree. Will post a new version.
>> >>> The way XDG_* is set is just messed up. One might hope that one day it
>> >>> will be done better (say by a pam module). Shouldn't need to be part
>> >>> of xorg, it is useful even with no graphical login.
>> >> I think other distros might order scripts by number. I've always thought
>> >> that /etc/profile.d stuff is pretty ridiculous, but it's also roughly
>> >> par for the course when you're talking about anything involving shell.
>> > Sure, but most of these things are not shell-specific, so I hope
>> > something better will come along...
>> > -t
>> /etc/environment and ~/.pam_environment are loaded by pam_env. This
>> handle all loading of env vars without focus on locales one.
>> The missing feature is a kind of env.d directory.
>> Why not only drop all stuff based on scripts shell and use pam_env?
> Sure, you can even do something like:
> session required pam_env.so conffile=/dev/null envfile=/etc/locale.conf user_envfile=.config/locale.conf
> But, pam_env has no ability to filter/allow a specific set of variables.
conffile allow to filter specific set of variables.
from pam_env.conf manual:
The /etc/security/pam_env.conf file specifies the environment
variables to be set, unset or modified by pam_env(8)
> You could put anything you want in here.
Where the magic begin. If all requirement are met, we can drop all
Sébastien "Seblu" Luttringer
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