add a special Provides: to all login manager packages

seth vidal skvidal at
Wed Feb 18 22:30:18 UTC 2009

On Wed, 2009-02-18 at 17:17 -0500, Tom "spot" Callaway wrote:
> On 2009-02-18 at 17:14:12 -0500, Colin Walters <walters at> wrote:
> > The other thing to we should do is to strongly discourage people from
> > adding more of them to Fedora.  There's not a really good reason for
> > anything other than gdm and kdm to be included and supported.
> I'm not sure I buy this argument. Who gets to say what use cases are
> interesting to the Fedora Community? What if the next great window
> manager isn't GNOME or KDE?
> Sure, maybe other "dm"s might not make it into the default Fedora spins,
> but lets not start "strongly discouraging" people from writing new code
> and putting it in Fedora.

Not that it needs much additional support but +1 to the above.

If we're going to start down the path of getting rid of pkgs - then we
have A LOT of work to do.


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