Mike Hommey <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: > On Tue, Sep 11, 2007 at 08:38:35AM +0100, Neil Williams <email@example.com> wrote: >> Can't gdm and similar be "scheduled" for a reload instead of actually >> forced into an immediate reload? > > As you pointed out, gdm *does* have a nice reloading functionality. > IIRC, restart also does a graceful restart (only scheduling a restart). > The problem is that pam postinst does stop & start instead or restart... > I got this recently, and it was *very* annoying, especially because the > apt-get upgrade was done in the X session, and was just killed by the > gdm stop. This is (IMO) a rather tiresome bug in *all* of the X display managers. It would be nice if the daemon and user session were entirely separate, so that restarting (or even killing) the daemon would leave the user session intact. -- .''`. Roger Leigh : :' : Debian GNU/Linux http://people.debian.org/~rleigh/ `. `' Printing on GNU/Linux? http://gutenprint.sourceforge.net/ `- GPG Public Key: 0x25BFB848 Please GPG sign your mail.
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