What is the "thinnest" display manager available?

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Sat Nov 30 04:01:16 UTC 2013

I am liking Openbox on Crunchbang Linux. I am guessing there's no reason 
it couldn't be used on FreeBSD though?

On Mon, 25 Nov 2013, Yuri wrote:

> I want to have as few packages installed as possible, and I want to use small 
> window manager (dwm). But what is the thinnest display manager available? I 
> know kdm and gdm both work, but both pull a ton of dependencies which I don't 
> want.
> Features required:
> * automatic start (through /etc/rc.conf)
> * automatically run xorg and window manager of choice
> * automatically login a particular user
> * not many or no dependencies
> What is the smallest display manager that qualifies?
> Or maybe there is an easy way to run xorg + WM with some simple shell script? 
> Anything like this ready to use?
> Yuri
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