Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 982414
GDM should kill Speech-Dispatcher PID before exiting
Last modified: 2015-02-17 10:59:39 EST
Description of problem:
When the screen reader user completes use of GDM, the Speech-Dispatcher process is not killed, even though it will no longer be usable. This becomes a problem only if there's a need to restart GDM without rebooting. However, if the user does need to restart the graphical desktop, GDM will be unable to reuse the old Speech-Dispatcher PID, and won't start a new Speech-Dispatcher process, thus leaving the screen reader with no spoken feedback during the second (and subsequent) runs of GDM.
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