GDM2 2.19.3 (unstable), the "Revisiting Xian" Release


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

The 2.19.3 release is an unstable release of the GNOME Display Manager
(GDM) program with the following bug fixes and improvements:

- Ensure non-null size is set by default for pango font
  description (Frederic Crozat)

- Now set WINDOWPATH so that AT programs such as braille
  displays can work better with Xnest and sessions started
  via VT.  (Samuel Thibault)

- Now support VT on Solaris where available (Brian Cameron)

- No longer call logindevperm logic when logging into XNEST
  sessions since we do not want to change device permissions
  on Solaris for XNEST sessions, only for the real console

- Doc and string improvements.  (Brian Cameron)

- Translation updates (Pema Geyleg, Priit Laes, Alexander

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      -
Bug Reporting        - in the "gdm" category.

Have fun,


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