Commit 612a144b authored by David King's avatar David King

docs: Correct session log location, bug 688032

https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=688032
parent b3bb7051
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<para>
The session output is piped through the GDM daemon to the
<filename>~/.xsession-errors</filename> file. The file is overwritten
on each login, so logging out and logging back into the same user via
GDM will cause any messages from the previous session to be lost.
<filename>~/<replaceable>$XDG_CACHE_HOME</replaceable>/gdm/session.log</filename>
file which usually expands to <filename>~/.cache/gdm/session.log</filename>.
The file is overwritten on each login, so logging out and logging back
into the same user via GDM will cause any messages from the previous
session to be lost.
</para>
<para>
Note that if GDM can not create this file for some reason, then a
fallback file will be created named <filename>~/.xsession-errors.XXXXXXXX</filename>
fallback file will be created named <filename>~/<replaceable>$XDG_CACHE_HOME</replaceable>/gdm/session.log.XXXXXXXX</filename>
where the <filename>XXXXXXXX</filename> are some random characters.
</para>
</sect2>
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