Unable to set LC_COLLATE system-wide
m11172 at abc.se
Wed Jun 4 06:52:57 UTC 2008
On Tue, 3 Jun 2008, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-06-03 at 22:58 +0100, John Horne wrote:
>> The trouble is I do not know what the login sequence is when logging
>> into an X window system. As such, I cannot say what is being run between
>> the first run of /etc/profile and the second.
> It's not only X itself, it's the whole desktop environment. In principle
> you can follow the breadcrumbs via the man pages, but this line
> (in /etc/profile etc.) will add more info to your debug comments and
> might be useful:
> echo This shell called from `ps -p $PPID -o comm=`, pid=$PPID >> /tmp/BASH_DEBUG
>> At runlevel 5, if I switch to a virtual console and log in, then both
>> variables are set correctly.
>> Since I'm a bit stumped as to where to go from here, but it definitely
>> seems that something 'odd' is going on, I think perhaps this should go
>> up to bugzilla?
> Could be. It certainly doesn't seem to be doing what it says on the tin.
Are you running gnome ? Have you set "Run command as a login shell" in your
profile for gnome-terminal ?
Karl-Olov Serrander m11172.abc.se
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