[Mageia-dev] About dm

andre999 andre999mga at laposte.net
Sat Feb 18 01:28:42 CET 2012

Michael Scherer a écrit :
> Le vendredi 17 février 2012 à 16:20 +0100, Maarten Vanraes a écrit :
>> Op vrijdag 17 februari 2012 15:15:37 schreef Michael Scherer:
>> [...]
>>> Because no one never documented exactly what is needed to be providing
>>> dm, or what it exactly mean.
>>> Does it mean to be one of the choice of the prefdm service ?
>>> Does it mean to be able to understand /etc/X11/wmsession.d/ ?
>>> Ant others need to be seen as dm ? Where would it have impact, in
>>> drakdm, somewhere ?
>>> Without enough formalism in the interaction of rpms, this is just gonna
>>> be a hack. People will add provides, will change stuff, without any
>>> consistency, and curiously, that later cause issues.
>> ok, so you mean we need a documented wiki policy page regarding dm
>> elegibility?
> Not elegibility, knowing what should be done on a package level to be
> able to be a alternative to the others packages providing 'dm'.
> Likewise, the same should be done for httpd, sendmail-command etc.
Exactly.  Let's document all virtual provides.


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