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Re: Bug#167004: gnome-wm

On Wed, 30 Oct 2002, Branden Robinson wrote:

> Look, any desktop environment worth its salt provides session management
> functions, and thus one of its packages can register itself as an
> x-session manager.  Once that is done /etc/X11/Xsession gets out of the
> way and hands control over to the session manager.
> The session manager can then do whatever it likes to determine which
> window manager should be run, probably using x-window-manager as a final
> fallback before erroring out with a complaint that it could find window
> manager at all.

You are TOTALLY missing the point.
The session manager (gnome-session actually) IS using gnome-wn to deter-
mine the window-manager to run, and that's where the bug is.

Chipzz AKA
Jan Van Buggenhout

                 UNIX isn't dead - It just smells funny

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