[Mageia-dev] About dm

Thierry Vignaud thierry.vignaud at gmail.com
Fri Feb 17 16:16:15 CET 2012

On 17 February 2012 14:32, Oliver Burger <oliver.bgr at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> It could be due to the fact that xdm, who is also automatically installed,
>> does not possess the property "dm"
> Well I don't think because kdm gets installed also, when gdm is installed,
> which does provide dm.
>> See bug 4532.
> The question, why xdm does not provide dm I can't answer. Was there a
> technical reason or was it only forgotten?

Because it was not as featured as gdm & kdm.
Also I think there were issues with xguest.
Was decided by fcrozat which is long gone...

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