Gdm removed when sugar WM removed
vvmarko at gmail.com
Sun Oct 23 19:55:23 UTC 2011
On Sunday 23 October 2011 19:17:54 Joe Zeff wrote:
> On 10/23/2011 07:20 AM, antonio montagnani wrote:
> > A simple solution would be not disinstall GDM by default in any WM group
> > disinstallation: I guess that many people want to try different WM's and
> > in case they decided to disinstall some WM, their GDM would be killed,
> > that is not fair. How about this simple decision, i.e. not to include
> > GDM in any disinstallation list??
> In general, when you remove a package you also remove its dependencies
> if and only if nothing else needs them. As long as you have a WM
> installed that needs gdm, it shouldn't be removed. Sounds like a bug to
> me. Report it.
How do you determine whether or not a given wm needs gdm? Any wm can equally
well use kdm instead of gdm, so it is actually a conditional dependency ---
"if there is no other dm installed, and if there is some wm which depends on
the presence of a dm, don't uninstall it".
It's a mess, if you ask me. :-) Multiple wm's and de's, "maybe depending" on
multiple dm's that may or may not be present...
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