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Re: Gdm removed when sugar WM removed

From: Mark LaPierre <marklapier_at_nospam>
Date: Wed Oct 26 2011 - 00:17:12 GMT
To: Community support for Fedora users <users@lists.fedoraproject.org>

On 10/23/2011 09:24 AM, Mark LaPierre wrote:
> On 10/23/2011 04:42 AM, antonio montagnani wrote:
>> I installed Sugar as additional Windows Manager, but when I removed all
>> sugar group also gdm was removed, so I couldn't restart graphically.I
>> had to start in text mode, and re-install it.
>> I suppose that this is not correct, but what is wrong??
>>
>
> When you removed the entire group you also took GDM with it because it's
> part of the group. All you need to do it reinstall GDM to get your
> graphical log in back.
>

How about this for a solution? Make a group for install that contains
the gdm and a group for remove that does not contain gdm. Then yum
would only have to know if it was doing an install or a remove to get
the right group.

Maybe a label field in the group file that yum could check. Label gdm
as install only. Then yum would know to ignore gdm when removing this
group.

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