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|Summary:||"You selected lang/session XYZ but default is 'Default'..."|
|Product:||[Retired] Red Hat Linux Beta||Reporter:||giulioo|
|Component:||gdm||Assignee:||Havoc Pennington <hp>|
|Status:||CLOSED UPSTREAM||QA Contact:||Mike McLean <mikem>|
|Target Milestone:||---||Keywords:||MoveUpstream, Triaged|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
|Doc Text:||Story Points:||---|
|Last Closed:||2003-01-12 21:24:17 EST||Type:||---|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
Description giulioo 2003-01-11 09:29:02 EST
Description of problem: In gdm login, if you choose another session or language you are told that you have selected something different than the dafault which is "Default". This is not much informative about what is the default. After you select to set a default, successive messages report the actual default and not the word "Default". This should be the correct behavior from the beginning. Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): gdm-18.104.22.168-14 How reproducible: always
Comment 1 Havoc Pennington 2003-01-11 11:10:40 EST
I think it's this way upstream, though George may correct me. The sessions are: - Default: run ~/.Xclients if present else system equivalent - Gnome: always run Gnome ignoring .Xclients - KDE: always run KDE "Default" clearly has the wrong name, but "run ~/.Xclients else system equivalent" isn't really a reasonable name for it.
Comment 2 Havoc Pennington 2003-01-12 14:27:34 EST
From George: The session stuff is completely bogus. Redhat actually does change what "default" means by installing a Default session. The standard installation just runs the Gnome script. I really hate the way all this works and would like some nice common X startup. If someone has the time to make a spec I'd be willing to implement it. It needs to have a common startup script for all sessions. Some standard way of running login shell type stuff. It needs to have translatable names (and descriptions) and it needs to all be installed in a common place. The problems come with stuff like the GNOME chooser session, but I'm not at all sure how that should be done. For language the default is the system default and I think it actually says that in gdm (may not be in 22.214.171.124 but I think redhat should update to 126.96.36.199 which has many other changes and fixes, and is a stable version and not a devel version for gnome2.1 because no devel version existed for 2.1). I'll make a slightly updated release soon too ...
Comment 3 giulioo 2003-01-12 14:48:16 EST
>For language the default is the system default and I think it actually says >that in gdm It says that literally, something like "you chose XYZ but the default setting is 'System default'".