Bug#312358: kdm crashes on startup
On Wednesday 08 June 2005 19:54, Itai Seggev wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 07, 2005 at 07:24:56PM +0200, Isaac Clerencia wrote:
> > On Tuesday, 7 June 2005 18:53, Itai Seggev wrote:
> > > Package: kdm
> > > Version: 4:3.3.2-1
> > > Severity: grave
> > > Tags: experimental
> > > Justification: renders package unusable
> > >
> > > I think the title says it all. :) I've upgraded all my kde packages to
> > > 3.4 (experimental) and now kdm crashes on startup.
> > That's false, according to your own report you're still using kdm 3.3.2
> > ;)
> > Upgrading it should work.
> > Best regards
> Yes, you're right. It seems the problem was that kdm is only recommend
> by, and not depended on, by kdebase, so it wasn't upgraded with the
> rest of kdebase. Is there any particular reason for this behaviour? I
> would expect that if I installed kdebase, I would get all of it.
I second this and have been puzzled as to why kdebase doesn't depend on kdm...
there is probably a (historical?) reason for that, but it might be worthwhile
to reconsider adding that dependency...
This is the only relevant message I found about kdebase depending on kdm by
If you have any pointers to other discussions etc. about the matter, please
let me know...