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Bug 2520 - uninstall of gdm leaves /etc/X11/prefdm
Summary: uninstall of gdm leaves /etc/X11/prefdm
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: gdm
Version: 6.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bill Nottingham
QA Contact:
Depends On:
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Reported: 1999-05-03 19:27 UTC by hargrove
Modified: 2014-03-17 02:09 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 1999-07-29 16:11:34 UTC

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Description hargrove 1999-05-03 19:27:49 UTC
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 20:23:59 UTC
Ooops. It should go away on reboot; we'll start looking at in
place solutions.

Comment 2 Jay Turner 1999-06-30 17:00:59 UTC
This issue has been forwarded to a developer for further action.

Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 1999-07-29 16:11:59 UTC
will be fixed in initscripts in the next rawhide release.

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