Re: Debian X package shouldn't install XDM by default
Patrice LaFlamme wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 12, 2001 at 03:56:16PM +0200 or thereabouts, Michel Dänzer
> > The question here is if you can choose between the two variants with and
> > without -core and if the difference is (well) documented. If the answer to
> I'm not sure what you mean "with and without -core"...
> IIRC (it's been a while since I've used the 'simple' option), there is the
> choice of xwindow-core and xwindow-system, and the little blurb about both..
> There is no mention of "this package installs XDM". So the user happily
> selects both to get a complete Xwin system, answers no to anXious about XDM,
> but still gets XDM.
> If it is documented somewhere, I don't think it's during the install...
Yes it is, I just checked.
Feel free to file a bug against tasksel, but please look at it again (hint:
you don't need to reinstall for that :).
Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper) \ Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
CS student, Free Software enthusiast \ XFree86 and DRI project member