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Bug 811489 - gui-libs/display-manager-init refers to /etc/conf.d/xdm which should be conf.d/display-manager
Summary: gui-libs/display-manager-init refers to /etc/conf.d/xdm which should be conf....
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal trivial (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo X packagers
Depends on:
Reported: 2021-09-03 18:16 UTC by A Schenck
Modified: 2022-05-22 08:37 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description A Schenck 2021-09-03 18:16:25 UTC
Installing a relatively minimal system in a VM for testing and came across this.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.`emerge sddm`
1a. Don't edit any conf files
2.`rc-service display-manager start`
3.Error says "Please set your DISPLAYMANAGER variable in /etc/conf.d/xdm" which doesn't exist anymore.  Probly should say conf.d/display-manager

amd64/21.?/desktop/plasma profile
stable amd64 except for ~app-portage/kuroo
no overridden USE except that required to get clean depgraphs for `emerge kuroo` and `emerge -uND @world` on 2021-9-1 tree snapshot (freetype[harfbuzz]) and gentoo-kernel[hardened]
Comment 1 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2022-05-22 08:37:37 UTC
The bug has been closed via the following commit(s):

commit 86b355a66051f7029595f2639b77e3d1e7be8ec3
Author:     Piotr Karbowski <>
AuthorDate: 2022-05-22 08:35:27 +0000
Commit:     Piotr Karbowski <>
CommitDate: 2022-05-22 08:37:34 +0000

    gui-libs/display-manager-init: r4 revbump with multiple fixes.
    Signed-off-by: Piotr Karbowski <>

 .../display-manager-init-1.0-r4.ebuild             |  54 +++++
 .../files/display-manager.initd-r2                 | 237 +++++++++++++++++++++
 2 files changed, 291 insertions(+)