maintainer-feedback requested: [Bug 216486] x11/xdm fails to start xfce4

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Bug 216486: x11/xdm fails to start xfce4

--- Description ---
My xdm doesn't let me log in: 
As soon as I enter the password, xdm reboots and presents me with the login
prompt again.

cat /var/log/xdm.log
xdm info (pid 866): sourcing /usr/local/lib/X11/xdm/Xsetup_0
xdm info (pid 866): sourcing /usr/local/lib/X11/xdm/GiveConsole
xdm info (pid 905): executing session /usr/local/lib/X11/xdm/Xsession
xdm info (pid 866): sourcing /usr/local/lib/X11/xdm/TakeConsole
XIO:  fatal IO error 35 (Resource temporarily unavailable) on X server ":0"
      after 162 requests (131 known processed) with 0 events remaining.
xdm info (pid 833): Starting X server on :0
xdm info (pid 910): sourcing /usr/local/lib/X11/xdm/Xsetup_0

FreeBSD 11.0-RELEASE-p1
xdm 1.1.11_7
xfce 4.12_1

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