F21 Self Contained Change: SDDM as the default KDE display manager instead of KDM

Martin Briza mbriza at redhat.com
Tue Apr 15 08:02:24 UTC 2014


On Mon, 14 Apr 2014 16:45:25 +0200, Josh Boyer <jwboyer at fedoraproject.org>  
wrote:

> On Mon, Apr 14, 2014 at 9:40 AM, Jaroslav Reznik <jreznik at redhat.com>  
> wrote:
>> = Proposed Self Contained Change: SDDM as the default KDE display  
>> manager
>> instead of KDM =
>> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Changes/SDDMinsteadOfKDM
>>
>> Change owner(s): Martin Briza <mbriza at redhat.com> & KDE SIG
>>
>> Retire KDM as the default display manager of the KDE Fedora Spin in  
>> favor of
>> SDDM.
>
> <snip>
>
>> == Scope ==
>> * Proposal owners:
>> ** Create sddm and sddm-kcm packages.
>> ** Change kde-settings and the spin-kickstarts to provide SDDM package  
>> instead
>> of KDM
>> ** (eventually) exclude KDM from the kde-workspace package
>
> Could you elaborate how this would impact using GDM to boot into a KDE
> session?  From a packaging perspective, would KDE now Require SDDM or
> would it be possible to install it without having SDDM installed?
>
> josh

KDE itself doesn't require a specific DM, any DM is fine. There is no  
impact on GDM.


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