New GDM upload to Karmic

Martin Pitt martin.pitt at
Tue Jul 14 06:37:32 UTC 2009

Dean Loros [2009-07-03 15:35 -0700]:
> There has been several problems with the new GDM upload to Karmic--most 
> problematic is that during the update the xsession will close, causing 
> problems ranging from mild to very severe...Bug report: 
> & forum 
> discussion:

I think most of the gdm bugs have been fixed now in followup uploads.
The major things I'm still aware of are:

 - bug 395324 (spurious dialog "cannot save session blabla")
 - no timed login
> Also, there seems to be no real way to change settings with the new GDM. 

... and that one. Robert Ancell recently mentioned that he wants to
look into writing a replacement for the new gdm.

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