FS#13124 - kdm don't want to start with kdebase-workspace-4.2.0-3

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Andrew (Belitsky.A) - Thursday, 05 February 2009, 09:02 GMT
Last edited by Andrea Scarpino (BaSh) - Saturday, 07 February 2009, 15:09 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Extra
Status Closed
Assigned To Pierre Schmitz (Pierre)
Andrea Scarpino (BaSh)
Architecture i686
Severity High
Priority Normal
Reported Version None
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


Description: just have installed kdebase-workspace-4.2.0-3 and kdm don't want to work, it shows error that he cannot find theme "/usr/share/apps/kdm/themes/archlinux-soft-grey". Solution is to change variable "Theme" in /usr/share/config/kdm/kdmrc to "/usr/share/apps/kdm/themes/oxygen" or install package arhlinux-themes-kde.

Additional info:
Affected package - kdebase-workspace-4.2.0-3.

Steps to reproduce:
Update to kdebase-workspace-4.2.0-3, arhlinux-themes-kde must not be installed. After that restart kdm.
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Closed by  Andrea Scarpino (BaSh)
Saturday, 07 February 2009, 15:09 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  4.2.0-6
Comment by Pierre Schmitz (Pierre) - Thursday, 05 February 2009, 11:07 GMT
@Bash: Did you build with archlinux-theme-kdm installed? Somehow this gets the default theme in kdmrc. I wonder how this could happen.
Comment by Andrea Scarpino (BaSh) - Thursday, 05 February 2009, 12:40 GMT
argh. yes I did!
I didn't know this. I'll rebuild it!
Comment by Daniele Paolella (thujone) - Saturday, 07 February 2009, 14:33 GMT
4.2.0-4 release still comes with this line:
in /usr/share/config/kdm/kdmrc