GDM2 2.14.12 (stable), the "Ai" Release


If you have no clue what GDM is, refer to the documentation links
at the bottom of this announcement.

The 2.14.12 release is a stable release of the GNOME Display Manager
(GDM) program with the following bug fixes and improvements:

- The GDM configuration option daemon/PidFile is now deprecated and
  GDM now always uses /var/run/  The location can be configured
  at compile time with the configure --with-pid-file option.  This
  fixes bug #162849.  (William Jon McCann)

- Fix strcpy so source and destination do not overlap.  Fixes bug
  #424299.  (Ray Strode)

- Remove gnome glade references since GNOME does not use libglade
  anymore. (Kristof Vansant)

- Fix comparison with string literal in gdmdynamic.  (Hans Petter

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
now 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 ...


Online Documentation -
Latest Stable        -
Latest Unstable      -

Have fun,


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