[manjaro-dev] looking for help with lightdm gtk greeter

Ramon Buldo rbuldo at gmail.com
Thu Mar 10 07:55:08 CET 2016

I will patch this after the stable update today.

2016-03-10 5:37 GMT+01:00 kendell clark <coffeekingms at gmail.com>:
> hi All
> I sent this to phil privately, but he indicated he'd be away from the
> computer for a bit, I'm sending this to the dev list.
>  Message below
> ==beginning of pasted message ===
> Since releasing sonar 2016.03, there have been a lot of requests to
> switch from gdm to lightdm for mate. I'm happy to do this, but there's a
> problem. There's a bug in lightdm-gtk-greeter which causes it to hang
> immediately when orca is launched, introduced in bzr revision 313. The
> bug is located at,
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/lightdm-gtk-greeter/+bug/1483864. Another
> blind linux user, peter vagner, has created a patch which I'll attach to
> this email which fixes the problem. No one from lightdm has accepted it
> upstream, and I've verified that it does indeed work and fix the
> problem. Would you be willing to add this to the lightdm-gtk-greeter
> build process? I'm unsure how or I'd do it. Note that this is
> "lightdm-gtk-greeter", not "lightdm-another-gtk-greeter", which isn't
> accessible. I was also hoping you could prod the lightdm people along
> towards accepting this patch, but I don't know if that's possible. I'm
> also following the thus git repository and will test as soon as you have
> a fix available for issue #48. Patch attached below. Thanks Kendell Clark
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