Rex Dieter composed on 2016-03-11 18:13 (UTC-0600):
Felix Miata wrote:
> Rex Dieter composed on 2016-03-11 13:13 (UTC-0600):
>> I am considering finally EOL'ing kdm in time for fedora
24, anyone still
>> interested in keeping it alive?
> I can't be a maintainer, but as it's the only DM I'm
aware of that
> provides required functionality, I hope it need not be retired before
> something provides functionality equivalent to it.
OK, I'll bite. What counts as "required functionality"
In particular, what's missing from other dm's (sddm in
I don't remember the whole list of functionality missing when last I checked
sddm or lightdm, but at the top of the list I distinctly remember missing
remained the ability to specify a list of specific users to be *included* in
the greeter's userlist. (I never even look at gdm, as I never install Gnome,
and wish I could keep the entirely its support system uninstalled.)
Who is sddm's upstream? I don't see it as a possible product in searching
and don't remember if I ever found a bug report
anywhere asking for it.
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