Bug 90042 - /etc/sysconfig/desktop DESKTOP variable needs changed to DISPLAYMANAGER
/etc/sysconfig/desktop DESKTOP variable needs changed to DISPLAYMANAGER
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: initscripts (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2003-05-01 11:36 EDT by Steve McQuillin
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:36 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-05-01 11:37:20 EDT
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Description Steve McQuillin 2003-05-01 11:36:01 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.01; Windows NT 5.0)

Description of problem:
The version of /etc/X11/prefdm no longer references the DESKTOP
variable (it did on 7.3 - the only other version I can check against).

File /etc/sysconfig/desktop should now set the DISPLAYMANAGER variable so the 
sysadmin can set their preference without modifying the start up scripts.

/etc/sysconfig/desktop is not part of an RPM therefore I couldn't identify the 
component.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
initscripts-7.14-1

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Modify /etc/sysconfig/desktop
2.Restart X
3.No change
    

Actual Results:  Nothing, the variable is not in use anymore

Expected Results:  Should be able to change the Display Manager/Desktop

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Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2003-05-01 11:37:20 EDT
This was intentional.

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