has xdm been removed from X11
dj at linuxfromscratch.org
Sat Mar 14 09:24:28 PDT 2009
Andrew Barnes wrote:
> I can understand them focusing on what the distributions want.
> Have put all the dropped applications somewhere where people can get
> them if they want them? I looked around for the source of xdm but could
> not find it. Maybe I just looked in the wrong place.
All the dropped apps should still be in /individual/app on the mirrors.
Also of interest, somebody is modernizing twm IIRC, probably not a
competitor to ice or flux, but who knows. It might actually make a
pretty nice and very lightweight environment soon.
> Anyway, I've got SLiM working so its not an issue anymore, and here are
> the instructions:
> x:5:respawn:/usr/bin/slim >& /dev/null
Good call to handle it properly in inittab, but why redirect? Related,
the gdm bootscript should be dropped (will bring up on blfs-dev again).
-- DJ Lucas
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