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Month: July 2012

Re: [trinity-devel] [kdm/tdm Re-naming Issue] Re: [trinity-devel] tdmtheme - ftbfs - fatal error: tdmtheme.moc: No such file or directory

From: "David C. Rankin" <drankinatty@...>
Date: Sat, 21 Jul 2012 19:11:27 -0500
On 07/21/2012 10:36 AM, Darrell Anderson wrote:
> No, only the active copy on my system. The only comment I can offer with certainty is themes did not work until after I grabbed an older copy of tdmrc and replaced the new copy.
>>From what I understand browsing through the code, the file paths are not fully hard-coded. They are defined like this:
> { "X-*-Core", "Setup", "%s/tdm/Xsetup",  0 },
> { "X-*-Core", "Startup", "%s/tdm/Xstartup",  0 },
> { "X-*-Core", "Reset", "%s/tdm/Xreset",  0 },
> { "X-*-Core", "Session", "%s/tdm/Xsession",  0 },

This is working correctly. I get the correct path information in tdmrc. I've
been through it with a fine-toothed comb (line by bloody line) and tdmrc isn't
doing anything that would prevent the chooser dialog from displaying. I'll
double check, but I have even replace the first tdmrc with another and it still
isn't doing what it should. I've looked, but will look again at the
enterprise.xml file. I don't think that is suspect, because you look at the

> The tdmrc file needs to be generated during the build process and does not exist anywhere until generated using the gentdmconf command. There are several parameters that can be used. One of which is "--no-old" which then ignores xdm configurations. The traditional way of generating the tdmrc file in the Slackware build script:
> $PKG${PREFIX}/bin/gentdmconf --no-old --no-old-scripts --no-backup --in $PKG/etc/trinity/tdm

What I'm thinking is there is something in kcontrol -> System Administration ->
Login Manager that is conflicting with the theme set in tdmrc?? (that's my next

David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E.