Subject: Re: xconsole broken for xdm/gdm setups
To: Perry E. Metzger <>
From: Martin Husemann <>
List: tech-x11
Date: 05/04/2003 19:57:37
On Sun, May 04, 2003 at 01:30:08PM -0400, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> This may be a separate bug. xdm should re-chown the console while you
> log in. If it is not doing that, something is wrong.

Yes, that's what I tried to say ;-)

There are two possible ways to do it, I guess:

 - make xdm call ttyaction() or
 - install the Give/TakeConsole hacks (see 
   xsrc/xfree/xc/programs/xdm/config/GiveConsole) and make them work