persisting problems with xserver-git and KDM

Jens Stroebel dr-xorg at
Mon Jul 9 08:50:39 PDT 2007


As mentioned previously, we have a problem here with the combination of:

xserver-git+xorg-libs-git (which we package together as one "package")

The KDM login manager does not work in 2 ways:

- it is unable to draw the svg background when in "themed" mode
- when CAPSLOCK is pressed, it is impossible to switch it off again
   (it's always toggled ON afterwards, restarting KDM is needed to get
    back to OFF)

There are, unforunately, no log entries complaining about or the

I've got the advice to do a git-bisect, but unfortunately, as I don't do
it in my own time, I've been told that it takes too much time away... so
I can't do that right now.

I've filed a bug for the moment at
and will add more information to it as soon I get it.


dr-xorg at

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