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Bug 449496 - gnome-base/gnome-shell-3.6.2-r1: on non-gdm systems needs new dependency on gnome-screensaver
Summary: gnome-base/gnome-shell-3.6.2-r1: on non-gdm systems needs new dependency on g...
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: [OLD] GNOME (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Linux Gnome Desktop Team
Depends on:
Reported: 2012-12-31 18:33 UTC by Leho Kraav (:macmaN @lkraav)
Modified: 2013-07-27 11:32 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description Leho Kraav (:macmaN @lkraav) 2012-12-31 18:33:25 UTC
I am using lightdm. gnome-shell 3.6 will crash on startup, if gnome-screensaver is not installed. See this bug's meta for respective bgo bug URL.

This should be reflected somewhere in ebuild dependencies.

Reproducible: Always
Comment 1 Leho Kraav (:macmaN @lkraav) 2012-12-31 18:33:51 UTC
Bug 449452 may be related.
Comment 2 Markellos Orfanos 2013-02-01 16:55:02 UTC
I can confirm it. 

Using lightdm too, after upgrading to 3.6 I couldn't login (gnome-shell crashing immediately) until I installed gnome-screensaver. 

Reproducible: Always
Comment 3 Pacho Ramos gentoo-dev 2013-07-27 11:32:29 UTC
Please try with 3.8 (in that cycle gnome-screensaver was dropped entirely)