Re: gdm is old.
Ok all you gdm lovers... easer than all the compile it yourself stuff
would be using these apt lines:
deb http://mlei.mtmis.com/debian ./
deb-src http://mlei.mtmis.com/debian ./
Don't remember who made the packages(ie, not me) but they work great for
me... have for a while.
On Sun, 2002-11-24 at 20:43, christophe barbe wrote:
> I use to get gdm from there:
> I don't see a good reason to keep gdm1. I remember that before gnome2
> hits sid, the excuse was that gnome2 was not in sid. Now it's just a
> package that need to be adopted (read hijacked) IMHO.
> It would not be funny to see the next release with gnome2 and gdm1.
> On Sun, Nov 24, 2002 at 05:53:24PM -0330, Ian Penney wrote:
> > Downloaded from http://files.hadess.net/debian/
> > gdm2_184.108.40.206-1.diff.gz
> > gdm2_220.127.116.11-1.dsc
> > gdm2_18.104.22.168.orig.tar.gz
> > Patched the original source.
> > Tried to compile it...
> > Realized I'd need some library -dev packages, apt-get install'ed them.
> > Added the following lines to vicious-extensions/ve-misc.c,
> > because it wouldn't compile.
> > #include <langinfo.h>
> > #include <locale.h>
> > chmod 755 debian/rules
> > run dpkg-buildpackage
> > Uninstall gdm if you've got it.
> > dpkg --purge gdm, make sure all the crap is out.
> > dpkg --install ./gdm2_22.214.171.124-1_i386.deb
> > I found that the /var/lib/dpkg/info/gdm.prerm script referred to
> > /etc/init.d/gdm2, instead of /etc/init.d/gdm, fixed that.
> > Found that libpam was having a little problem..
> > Downgraded to libpam-modules and libpam0g 0.72-35.
> > Ran up gdm2 and gave it a nice looking theme from art.gnome.org using
> > gdmconf!
> > I sure hope this helps somebody out! I spent the majority of a sunday
> > afternoon at this, neglecting a Computer Science assignment on hashing.
> > This isn't a flawless solution, but I hope some users can make use of it
> > until Ryan gets around to packaging gdm2 properly.
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