Bug 19736 - /usr/X11R6/bin/xdm is missing
/usr/X11R6/bin/xdm is missing
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: XFree86 (Show other bugs)
7.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Mike A. Harris
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2000-10-25 01:04 EDT by pogosyan
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:29 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-11-14 12:44:02 EST
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Description pogosyan 2000-10-25 01:04:13 EDT
With all respect to gdm, which I don't use or plan to use - 
where did xdm executable disappear from XFree86-4.0.1 package ?

Mandrake 7.2 (beta) has it, so should I take it as
an argument for switching to that distribution ?
Comment 1 attila.nohl 2000-10-26 09:39:32 EDT
Did you install XFree86-xdm-4.0.1-1.i386.rpm?
Comment 2 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2001-01-03 06:31:23 EST
We've moved xdm to a separate package (XFree86-xdm) so people who don't need it
don't need to have it around - most people are using either runlevel 3 or kdm or
gdm these days.
(And the fact that some distributions still include xdm as a must is an argument
to switch away from them. ;) )

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