[kde-freebsd] X related scripts in Xclients ports
andy at athame.co.uk
Mon Nov 15 05:00:43 PST 2004
On Monday 15 November 2004 14:57, Lauri Watts wrote:
> On Monday 15 November 2004 11:51, Jose M Rodriguez wrote:
> > Hi,
> > after a time working with my xdm script (/etc/rc.d/0xdm) I think
> > it's time to go send-pr
> > Also noted that going to scripts (actual gdm and future xdm) can
> > generate race conditions between init gettys and xdm.
> > The safe option I found is use fixed vts with xdm Xserver (vt9),
> > but I'm not sure how do that with gdm
> > Any comments on this are welcome.
> The only comment I have is why is this an improvement?
> I really don't understand the point of all this. kdm runs perfectly
> well out of /etc/ttys, from the command line, and just about any
> other way you care to run it. So what's the use of this, other
> than complicating things?
> Will you be providing all the user support for this stuff? Will
> running kdm the normal way still be supported? How is doing this
> easier than changing one simple line in ttys?
I'm in complete agreement with Lauri on this one. I fail to see where
the improvement is, and if anything it makes things worse because of
For me, I don't want to see such a change.
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