xdm in 4.2.0-0pre1v1
I don't know if it's just me that has messed up my configuration or a
real problem. But after I updated to X 4.2 the installation of xdm
looks like the default one with the XFree86 logo and logging in just
bounces me back to the same login screen.
Maintainer: Branden Robinson <email@example.com>
Depends: debconf (>> 0.5), xbase-clients, cpp, libc6 (>= 2.2.4-4), libpam0g (>= 0.72-1), libxaw7 (>> 4.1.0), xlibs (>> 4.1.0)
Replaces: xbase (<< 220.127.116.11a-2), xbase-clients (<< 4.0.1pre2.RC4)
Description: X display manager
xdm manages a collection of X servers, which may be on the local host or
remote machines. It provides services similar to those provided by init,
getty, and login on character-based terminals: prompting for login name and
password, authenticating the user, and running a session. xdm supports XDMCP
(X Display Manager Control Protocol) and can also be used to run a chooser
process which presents the user with a menu of possible hosts that offer
XDMCP display management.
If the xutils package is installed, xdm can use the sessreg utility to
register login sessions to the system utmp file; this, however, is not
necessary for xdm to function.
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