Bug 58828 - gnome won't start a WM without enlightenment installed
gnome won't start a WM without enlightenment installed
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: gnome-core (Show other bugs)
6.2
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Havoc Pennington
Aaron Brown
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Reported: 2002-01-25 07:59 EST by ronny.lampert
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:39 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-01-25 07:59:05 EST
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Description ronny.lampert 2002-01-25 07:59:01 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.72 [en] (X11; U; Linux 2.2.19 i586)

Description of problem:
gnome-* installed
sawmill installed
No enlightenment
-> gnome will start up, but not having any WM running.
An strace on "gnome-session" will reveal, that "/usr/bin/gnome-wm" is NOT used,
but "enlightenment" with various paths directly.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
1.0.55-12

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1) Install gnome + kde
2) rm -r ~/.gnome*	(to reset everything)
3) startx

Expected Results:  gnome-session (which is called by xinit) should use gnome-wm
to probe for a WM.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Havoc Pennington 2002-01-25 11:47:33 EST
This is fixed in 7.x series

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