[Mageia-dev] [changelog] cauldron core/release gdm-3.2.1-1.mga2

Jani Välimaa jani.valimaa at gmail.com
Wed Oct 19 11:38:22 CEST 2011

2011/10/19 Colin Guthrie <mageia at colin.guthr.ie>:
> 'Twas brillig, and Mageia Team at 19/10/11 07:26 did gyre and gimble:
>> Name        : gdm                          Relocations: (not relocatable)
>> Version     : 3.2.1                             Vendor: Mageia.Org
>> Release     : 1.mga2                        Build Date: Wed Oct 19 08:18:14 2011
>> Install Date: (not installed)               Build Host: ecosse
>> Group       : Graphical desktop/GNOME       Source RPM: (none)
>> Size        : 1702567                          License: GPLv2+
>> Signature   : (none)
>> Packager    : Mageia Team <http://www.mageia.org>
>> URL         : http://www.gnome.org/projects/gdm/
>> Summary     : The GNOME Display Manager
>> Description :
>> Gdm (the GNOME Display Manager) is a highly configurable
>> reimplementation of xdm, the X Display Manager. Gdm allows you to log
>> into your system with the X Window System running and supports running
>> several different X sessions on your local machine at the same time.
>> wally <wally> 3.2.1-1.mga2:
>> + Revision: 156474
>> - new version 3.2.1
>> - create own subpackage for gir .typelib
>> - clean .spec a bit
> For packages that have a pretty high impact, you probably should test it
> before updating.
> In this case 3.2.1 introduces a new dconf system which totally breaks if
> you don't do some %post stuff to update the actual data file.
> These instructions were clearly documented and if you'd tested the
> package even minimally, you'd have seen the problem and no doubt found
> this commit quickly (I saw the problem, did a temporary fix), logged in,
> looked in git and found the commit immediately and then fixed the spec
> accordingly).
> http://git.gnome.org/browse/gdm/commit/?h=gnome-3-2&id=25004e4d11bbd2e8a22d5bcf49f294e9f63d2ce5
> So please in future, be considerate and test these packages before
> pushing otherwise you'll get a lot of unhappy users who cannot log in!

Sorry, my bad. I'll do more thorough testing next time. I did read
NEWS and all, but didn't notice anything "abnormal" so I didn't test
the pkg enough.

Luckily you were awake and fixed package pretty fast. Thx for that.

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