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Re: Suggestion - replace gdm with kdm as the default



On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 3:39 PM, Patrick O'Callaghan
<pocallaghan gmail com> wrote:
> On Mon, 2009-03-16 at 22:04 +0200, Joonas Sarajärvi wrote:
>> 2009/3/16 Arthur Pemberton <pemboa gmail com>:
>> > 2009/3/16 Joonas Sarajärvi <muepsj gmail com>:
>> >> 2009/3/16 Arthur Pemberton <pemboa gmail com>:
>> >>> On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 1:57 PM, Marc Wilson <msw cox net> wrote:
>> >>>> Is there any reason TO do this?  Other than that you don't like GDM?
>> >>>
>> >>> It's ugly.
>> >>
>> >> I think it's functional and beautiful, even though some other login
>> >> managers have some options which GDM doesn't.
>> >>
>> >> I wouldn't want to use KDM if I happened to use Gnome. It would look
>> >> out of place and add tons of completely unnecessary dependencies.
>> >
>> >
>> > Seems like that rationale only holds water against non Gnome things.
>>
>> I'd guess there aren't currently KDE alternatives to most of the
>> system-config-* tools, which are based on GTK+. KDE software is used
>> where possible in the KDE spins.
>
> Most of these seem to be written in Python as far as I can see, i.e. any
> dependancy on GTK is indirect.
>
> poc

Please lookup PyGTK. It is a direct dependency on Gtk.

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