Bug#605111: gnome-session does not allow to use gnome splash screen but package gnome-splashscreen-manager does

Josselin Mouette joss at debian.org
Mon Nov 29 08:04:20 UTC 2010

clone 605111 -1
tag 605111 pending
retitle -1 RM: gnome-splashscreen-manager -- RoQA; obsolete, useless
reassign -1 ftp.debian.org

Le samedi 27 novembre 2010 à 15:21 +0100, Roland Baudin a écrit :
> It seems that the gnome splash screen feature was removed in Debian Squeeze,
> but the package gnome-splashscreen-manager still exists in the distribution and
> thus has no effect. It is very confusing. I suggest enabling again splash
> screen (but not enabled by default if you want) in gnome-session, thus users
> could still use gnome-splashscreen-manager to get their gnome splash screen.

The splashscreen only helps lengthening the login process so this won’t
happen. I have added a Conflicts instead.

The obsolete package needs to be removed from unstable.

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