Bug 2520 - uninstall of gdm leaves /etc/X11/prefdm
uninstall of gdm leaves /etc/X11/prefdm
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: gdm (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
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Reported: 1999-05-03 15:27 EDT by hargrove
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:09 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-07-29 12:11:34 EDT
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Description hargrove 1999-05-03 15:27:49 EDT
This bug should have component=gdm, but no such component is
available at the time I enter this bug.

On an Intel system running RHL 6.0 (upgraded from 5.2
despite the problems with a hard disk install), I had both
xdm and gdm installed.  I chose to remove gdm with "rpm -e
gdm".  After that the file /etc/X11/prefdm still pointed to,
the now missing, gdm rather than to xdm.  The result is no
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-05-03 16:23:59 EDT
Ooops. It should go away on reboot; we'll start looking at in
place solutions.
Comment 2 Jay Turner 1999-06-30 13:00:59 EDT
This issue has been forwarded to a developer for further action.
Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 1999-07-29 12:11:59 EDT
will be fixed in initscripts in the next rawhide release.

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