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Fedora Core 1 Test Update: gdm-2.4.4.5-1.2



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Fedora Core 1 Test Update Notification
FEDORA-2004-064
2004-02-05
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Name        : gdm
Version     : 2.4.4.5
Release     : 1.2
Summary     : The GNOME Display Manager.
Description :
Gdm (the GNOME Display Manager) is a highly configurable
reimplementation of xdm, the X Display Manager. Gdm allows you to log
into your system with the X Window System running and supports running
several different X sessions on your local machine at the same time.

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Update Information:

This is a bug fix update that resolves these three issues:

Bugzilla #110315 - GDM fails counting of XDMCP maximum sessions
This resolves the issue where XDMCP sessions would fail with
"Maximum number of open XDMCP sessions reached" due to problems
with the MaxSession counter.  This issue has been problematic
especially for the K12LTSP community.  K12LTSP expert
administrators are thus encouraged to thoroughly test this
update in production and report findings to the Bugzilla Tracking
Report below.

Bugzilla #113154 - GDM file descriptor leak
Also fixed by the same patch.

Bugzilla #113995 - GDM Japanese translations missing
Patch contributed by Jens Petersen.

Upgrade Note:
Due to past file format changes, gdm moves your existing gdm.conf
and possibly other gdm configuration files to .rpmsave and replaces it
with a pristine copy.  Normal single desktop users probably do not
need to worry about this, but this can be problematic for LTSP or
VNC  remote  desktop users.  It is recommended that these users review
changes between the .rpmsave and pristine config file, and reconfigure.
The 'gdmsetup' GUI config tool found in System Settings -> Login
Screen may be useful in configuration of gdm.

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=114986
Please discuss this test update on k12osn and fedora-test-list.
Report definite findings to this above Test Update Tracking report.
If no regressions are confirmed by February 16th, 2004 then this
update should become final.

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* Wed Feb 04 2004 Warren Togami <wtogami redhat com> 1:2.4.4.5-1.2
- renamed for FC1 update

* Tue Feb 03 2004 Warren Togami <wtogami redhat com> 1:2.4.4.5-9
- add two lines to match upstream CVS to xdmcp_sessions.patch
  Fully resolves #110315 and #113154

* Sun Feb 01 2004 Warren Togami <wtogami redhat com> 1:2.4.4.5-8
- patch30 xdmcp_session counter fix from gdm-2.5.90.0 #110315
- automake14 really needed, not automake
- BR libcroco-devel, libcroco-devel, libattr-devel, gettext
- conditionally BR libselinux-devel
- explicit epoch in all deps
- make the ja.po time format change with a sed expression rather than
  overwriting the whole file (Petersen #113995)

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This update can be downloaded from:

http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/updates/testing/1/

61f2777a2984d1e6654a5016cd618d10 SRPMS/gdm-2.4.4.5-1.2.src.rpm
5bfc22d7aa5765240a474f4f35c1d3a1 i386/gdm-2.4.4.5-1.2.i386.rpm
57bcd986204d950b86c7865ee9e452b8 i386/debug/gdm-debuginfo-2.4.4.5-1.2.i386.rpm


This update can also be installed with the Update Agent; you can
launch the Update Agent with the 'up2date' command.  You may
need to edit your up2date channels configuration.  Within
/etc/sysconfig/rhn/sources enable the following line:
yum updates-testing http://fedora.redhat.com/updates/testing/fedora-core-1
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