ANNOUNCE: gdm 2.0.96 "George's Display Manager"


Here's my latest attempt at fixing up gdm2.  For standard use it should be
usable and stable now and I use it myself.  Face browsers, choosers, xdmcp,
and other useless thingies are 1) broken or 2) not tested.  Overall this
should be a lot less broken then what was included with most distributions.

Actually speaking of XMDCP.  I cannot make it work and I think it's an
authentication issue, can someone who understands this crap look at the code,
and perhaps fix it?????  Otherwise I don't think we'll have working xdmcp in
1.4 as I don't have time to figure it all out.

OK, so the file is here:

To install over rpms (like I did:) Use the following configure options:
--prefix=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc/X11 --localstatedir=/var


- Multiple local display stuff should now work

- Now autologs in only on the first display

- Bunch of fixes for XDMCP but that still doesn't work, I need
  help here I think

- Local displays are now reset with SIGHUP rather then killed and
  signals are set properly to begin with, this should actually help
  with some buggy X servers I think.

- Login window can be moved (has a titlebar), and this position can be
  set from the config file (not saved however)

- Bunch of cleanup and bugfixes


- XDMCP doesn't work

- Autologin and i18n is not working well (always in english apparently)


George <jirka 5z com>
   Originality is undetected plagiarism.
                       -- Dean W. R. Inge

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