Re: GDM version used for GNOME 2.24?

On Thu, Sep 4, 2008 at 4:05 PM, Alberto Ruiz <aruiz gnome org> wrote:
> 2008/9/4 Patryk Zawadzki <patrys pld-linux org>:>> * There is no GUI configuration but I personally don't know a person
>> who would miss the old gdmsetup binary. It was ugly and half of the
>> distros required you to run it manually with sudo. The settings are
>> there in gconf so everyone is free to come up with a configuration
>> tool if you find anything worth configuring there (the main reason
>> people needed gdmsetup was to switch from the default ugly theme to
>> some random other ugly theme which is now irrelevant)
> I do use it, for more reasons than just switching ugly themes. I think
> you're oversimplifying how big the regresion is here.
> In terminal server deployments, the gdm configuration is not trivial
> to setup, it usually requires tweaking the text file directly to get
> where you want. I consider having  no migration path and no UI tool a
> huge regression.

There is no migration path as none is required. The configuration file
is the same and its location is the same :)

Patryk Zawadzki

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