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

Colin Guthrie mageia at colin.guthr.ie
Wed Oct 19 14:45:30 CEST 2011

'Twas brillig, and Jani Välimaa at 19/10/11 10:38 did gyre and gimble:
> 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.

Yeah I've asked Ray on IRC to add a bit more info about that change  (it
should have been in NEWS IMO)...

Anyway, no biggie but gdm in particular is probably one to always test
first :)



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