Quoting Daniel Baumann (email@example.com): > having lxdm at some later point though, is nice, and i wouldn't mind the > size decrease it bringts, however, until then the size difference > doesn't matter much. > > otoh, choosing xdm is a no-go anyway, it doesn't support autologin > (which is essential for live systems) and i don't think that the the > installer (via tasksel) should use anything different than what we do > with the live systems. > > > Shouldn't it use lightdm by default like Xfce does? > > lightdm is relatively buggy, does not reasonably support autologin yet, > and doesn't bring any advantages over gdm3. gdm3 is even smaller in > footprint size than gdm in squeeze, hence, using gdm3 in wheezy rather > than gdm in squeeze is already an improvement. From my POV, I think the change from xdm to gdm3 seems quite a good change and inline with the policy we had up to now: leave such decision to those people who manage the different desktop distributions. So, I'd be OK with the change. Any objection from other people who happen to wake up for tasksel bug reports?
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