[LightDM] Is it time to re-factor yet :^)
bryce at canonical.com
Thu May 19 21:09:13 PDT 2011
On Fri, May 20, 2011 at 12:15:33PM +1000, Robert Ancell wrote:
> On 17 May 2011 01:20, j. apple muncy <j.apple.muncy at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Or how to avoid the whirlwind.
> > Greetings everyone.
> > I observe the coding of lighdm is well under way and I'm thinking the
> > pressure to meet the releases of 11.11 is probably going to build without
> > bounds.
> > Is there time now to consider the inclusion of some of the more offbeat use
> > cases?
> > 1: Headless(no monitor, keyboard, or monitor)
> Works now.
> > 2: True headless(no video card) but Xvfb.
> Pass, I guess if X supports it? Bryce is probably the right person to
> know this one.
X certainly supports it, but I'm having trouble imagining cases where
there'd be need for a display manager. Isn't this mostly for automated
testing or situations where you don't have a proper X session? Seems
like you'd want to be disabling the display manager in these cases.
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