Ticket #598 (new defect)

Opened 11 years ago

Last modified 11 years ago

.logout not executed on a graphical login

Reported by: kchen Owned by:
Priority: low Milestone: The Distant Future
Component: -- Keywords:
Cc: Fixed in version:
Upstream bug:


.logout doesn't get executed when logging out from a Debathena graphical login. It does get executed when logging out from an Athena 9 machine graphically, or from an ssh session to a Debathena machine or an Athena 9 machine.

Change History

comment:1 Changed 11 years ago by andersk

That’s because ~/.logout is a tcsh dotfile, and the Debian/Ubuntu? login sequence is not based on tcsh. I don’t think there is an explicit hook for running anything on logout, but you could presumably do it at the end of a custom ~/.xsession.

comment:2 Changed 11 years ago by kchen

Hmm.... ok. It seems like  http://ist.mit.edu/services/athena/olh/Dotfiles may need to be updated then, since both the bash and tcsh instructions mention .logout. The bash man page mentions .bash_logout -- I'll see whether that works.

comment:3 Changed 11 years ago by andersk

On second thought, it seems we’re all confused about how the login sequence actually works right now. Please hold.

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