[arch-dev-public] Dropping LXDM

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Tue Sep 10 18:53:27 EDT 2013

On 11/09/13 03:22, Bartłomiej Piotrowski wrote:
> Apparently LXDM is more broken than ever, thanks to its developers and
> recent changes in package.
> The only reasonable solution I see is dropping it and not wasting time
> fixing it. We did our best, but during 2 years since last release, it
> could become a zombie. And it did.
> I can point at least 2 better alternatives in our repositories: Slim and
> LightDM. Both are lightweight and providing similiar set of features.

Slim is never a better solution.

Also "thanks to its developers and recent changes in package" and
"during 2 years since last release" make zero sense taken together.

It seems more bugs were created than fixed with the 2000 line git patch
that was pulled in recently.


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