Debian Bug report logs - #189787
GDM is ancient version

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Package: gdm; Maintainer for gdm is Debian GNOME Maintainers <>;

Reported by: Juhapekka Tolvanen <>

Date: Sun, 20 Apr 2003 03:48:01 UTC

Severity: wishlist

Tags: pending, sid

Merged with 147637, 155638, 169226

Found in versions,

Fixed in version gdm/

Done: Ryan Murray <>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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Bug#189787; Package gdm. Full text and rfc822 format available.

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From: Juhapekka Tolvanen <>
Subject: GDM is ancient version
Date: Sun, 20 Apr 2003 06:36:29 +0300
Package: gdm

That version of gdm is fscking ancient! maintainer of that package
really needs a clue. I got version with these apt-lines:

deb gnome2.2/

Juhapekka "naula" Tolvanen * * http colon slash slash iki dot fi slash juhtolv
"Neque porro quisquam est, qui dolorem ipsum quia dolor sit amet, consectetur,
adipisci velit, sed quia non numquam eius modi tempora incidunt ut labore et
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Merged 147637 155638 169226 189787. Request was from (Ryan Murray) to Full text and rfc822 format available.

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From: Ryan Murray <>
Subject: Bug#147637: fixed in gdm
Date: Mon, 28 Apr 2003 16:32:42 -0400
We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
gdm, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive:

  to pool/main/g/gdm/gdm_2.4.1.3-1.diff.gz
  to pool/main/g/gdm/gdm_2.4.1.3-1.dsc
  to pool/main/g/gdm/gdm_2.4.1.3-1_i386.deb
  to pool/main/g/gdm/gdm_2.4.1.3.orig.tar.gz

A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is

Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed.  If you
have further comments please address them to,
and the maintainer will reopen the bug report if appropriate.

Debian distribution maintenance software
Ryan Murray <> (supplier of updated gdm package)

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Format: 1.7
Date: Mon, 28 Apr 2003 11:47:58 -0700
Source: gdm
Binary: gdm
Architecture: source i386
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: low
Maintainer: Ryan Murray <>
Changed-By: Ryan Murray <>
 gdm        - GNOME Display Manager
Closes: 60890 108732 114933 117652 121889 136695 141184 142539 145895 147637 151628 155335 162353 164103 167322 169645 174708 175405 179814 186436 189238
 gdm ( unstable; urgency=low
   * New upstream release (closes: #147637)
     + gdm no longer blocks SIGCHLD (closes: #141184)
     + updated desktop files (closes: #175405)
     + clean rule less aggressive (closes: #108732)
     + gdm doesn't open any tty that already has a getty running on it
       (closes: #60890)
     + gdmconfig now works (closes: #145895, #189238)
     + gdm deals gracefully with missing sessions (closes: #169645)
     + gdm's error messages are clearer (closes: #114933)
     + username fields are limited (closes: #162353)
     + LANG isn't changed if the menu isn't used (closes: #151628)
   * Update debconf template translations from current xdm package
     (closes: #174708, #142539)
   * Create system group rather than user group (closes: #167322)
   * Use a locale configuration file based on all glibc supported locales
     (closes: #117652, #121889, #136695)
   * Set $PWD to $HOME, which makes shells happier when $HOME is a
     symlink (closes: #179814)
   * Remove conflicts from potato (closes: #186436)
   * remove scrollkeeper handling as it is no longer needed
     (closes: #164103)
   * no longer use login shell to start session script, as having *dm logins
     be a login shell suprises users, as no other *dm does so (closes: #155335)
   * add a conflict with gdm2
   * Change section to gnome
 dbdbcf146656ef401178f6904b91be55 630 gnome optional gdm_2.4.1.3-1.dsc
 f9bcd01169db831febb6bf16dc8f65dd 2897175 gnome optional gdm_2.4.1.3.orig.tar.gz
 b9cb5742cfab18c80d1fb602e86b61e0 68660 gnome optional gdm_2.4.1.3-1.diff.gz
 f456795fd179ac85e1449883545722d7 1499052 gnome optional gdm_2.4.1.3-1_i386.deb

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