[gdm-list] GDM2 (stable), the "Better for BSD" release


(If you have no clue what gdm is, skip a few paragraphs down first)

The release of GDM2 is a stable release which fixes
some significant build problems discovered since the last
release that affect BSD users and a few other minor bugfixes
and improvements.  See below for more details.


- Changes to peeking VT freeness in broke
  virtual terminal support on BSD.  This release
  corrects this problem.  (Brian Cameron)

- Correct Linux get VT logic so it returns the
  correct VT.  (Frederic Crozat)

- Now gdmlogin always uses GDK_RGB_DITHER_MAX
  when painting the background to ensure a nice
  background regardless of X configuration
  (e.g. X in 16bpp mode).  (Frederic Crozat)

- Now check for Xserver in prefix /usr.
  (J\303\274rg Billeter)

- Fix configure for Darwin.  (dmacks netspace org)

- Fix compiler warnings. (Frederic Crozat,
  dmacks netspace org, Brian Cameron)

- Ensure gnome.desktop and default.desktop have
  644 perms.  (Andrew Benton)

- Translation updates (Takeshi AIHANA, Runa Bhattacharjee,
  Dan Damian, Theppitak Karoonboonyanan, Inaki Larranaga,
  Priit Laes, Roozbeh Pournader, Alexander Shopov, Marcel
  Telka, Miloslav Trmac)

Note:  GDM2 was originally written by Martin K. Petersen <mkp mkp net>.
Much work has been done on GDM2 by George Lebl, and Brian Cameron
currently shares maintainership duties with the Queen of England.

Note2: If installing from the tarball do note that make install overwrites most of the setup files, all except gdm.conf. It will
however save backups with the .orig extension first.

Note3:  Note3 has been depracated ...


Webpage: http://www.gnome.org/projects/gdm/

No RPM this time around BTW.  Have fun.  A spec file is included though,
so you can try:

  rpmbuild -ta gdm-whatever.tar.gz

Have fun,


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