[Pkg-xfce-devel] Why does xfswitch-plugin depend on so many (Gnome) packages?
corsac at debian.org
Mon Oct 1 20:59:57 UTC 2012
On lun., 2012-10-01 at 22:56 +0200, Magnus Sandberg wrote:
> ----- On 1st of October 2012, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote; -----
> > On lun., 2012-10-01 at 22:46 +0200, Magnus Sandberg wrote:
> > > Hi Yves-Alexis,
> > >
> > > Thanks for you quick responce.
> > >
> > > My old machine is running Squeeze with Gnome. I thought/hoped that the
> > > user switcher only brought up the login screen, not that GDM did the
> > > actual switchging.
> > >
> > > So if I understand you correctly, lightdm (or some other display
> > > manager) has to have the user switching functionallity to get rid of
> > > GDM?
> > No. There's a gross hack in lightdm upstream to provide the relevant
> > script, but it's not enabled in Debian package (exactly because it's a
> > gross hack).
> So if I stay tuned until Wheezy is released as stable, I can then install
> xfswitch-plugin without gdm3 dependency :-)
? What do you mean.
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