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Bug#700896: cinnamon doesn't show up in wdm's window/session manager list

On Mon, Feb 18, 2013 at 10:58:37PM +0100, Axel Beckert wrote:
> Package: cinnamon,wdm
> Version: cinnamon/1.6.7-2
> Version: wdm/1.28-13
> Dear Cinnamon Maintainers, dear QA Team,
> I'm using wdm as display manager. While XFCE, LXDE and GNOME show up
> in wdm's list of available window and session managers, Cinnamon
> doesn't.
> This means that I cannot choose to run Cinnamon when using wdm as
> display manager. I'd have expected that Cinnamon shows up in wdm's
> list as all other installed window and session managers seem to do.
> It doesn't make a difference if I use wdm from Wheezy/Sid (1.28-13) or
> from Experimental (1.28-14~exp1).
> I'm reporting this issue against cinnamon and wdm since I don't know
> which of these packages are the source for this issue. And because
> fixing this issue in one of the two packages should already suffice.

Hi, Axel

Seems that cinnamon does not register itself as an alternative for neither
"x-window-manager" nor "x-session-manager". That is what wdm uses to know
which alternatives are available.



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