[Mageia-dev] xguest and the display manager

Thomas Backlund tmb at mageia.org
Tue Feb 21 17:46:01 CET 2012

Païou skrev 21.2.2012 18:12:
> Païou<paiiou at ...>  writes:
> Being simple user and tester of Xfce, this discussion was very enriching
> about xguest. Even if everybody does not use it, in my humble opinion
> xguest has to stay.
> There stays my problem of display a manager.
> The xguest package requires a package having the property dm.

As of xguest-1.0.10-5.mga2, released by tv on 2012-02-20, it does not
require a dm anymore...

> There is indeed xdm who is systematically installed.
> But at present, it does not possess the property dm.
> It results, from this, the installation of kdm with all its dependences.
> It is necessary to avoid this when kdm is not necessary (in particular for Xfce).
> I wished it on bugzilla (4532). The tries which I made showed that this
> modification of xdm has no incidence when you install the Gnome or KDE
> environment. Would anybody like to take care of it?


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