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Bug 1811528

Summary: Request EPEL8 build of lightdm-gtk
Product: [Fedora] Fedora EPEL Reporter: Greg Bailey <gbailey>
Component: lightdm-gtkAssignee: Troy Dawson <tdawson>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
Severity: low Docs Contact:
Priority: unspecified    
Version: epel8CC: alt-gtk-de-sig, christoph.wickert, comes, email, lupinix.fedora, rdieter, tdawson, thomas.oulevey
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Fixed In Version: lightdm-gtk-2.0.8-3.el8 Doc Type: If docs needed, set a value
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Last Closed: 2022-05-20 00:38:43 UTC Type: Bug
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Description Flags
patches required to build lightdm-gtk 1.8.5 for EPEL8 none

Description Greg Bailey 2020-03-09 06:49:40 UTC
Description of problem:

Request for EPEL8 branch and build for lightdm-gtk.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

2.0.6 or current

How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1.  CentOS 8 system w/ EPEL repo enabled
2.  dnf install lightdm-gtk

Actual results:

no package found.

Expected results:

an available package...  :-)

Additional info:

I'm a Fedora packager but primarily use EPEL repositories, and can be a co-maintainer if that's helpful.

Comment 1 comes 2020-03-23 21:01:00 UTC
Created attachment 1672806 [details]
patches required to build lightdm-gtk 1.8.5 for EPEL8

A couple of patches needed to build for EPEL 8 lightdm-gtk 1.8.5 src.rpm from EPEL7

Comment 2 Christian Dersch 2020-07-20 10:29:39 UTC
I'd like to see that package in EPEL8, too. I can maintain it for EPEL8 if you don't want to struggle with that.

Comment 3 Thomas Oulevey 2021-08-18 12:52:33 UTC
Is there a blocker for that package ? Can I help ?

Comment 4 Troy Dawson 2022-04-28 19:46:25 UTC
The package from Fedora rawhide (lightdm-gtk-2.0.8-3.fc36) builds just fine, and installs on epel8.
Also, lightdm has already been built for epel8, but is not installable, because it requires lightdm-gtk.

There has already been two people saying they will maintain it in epel8.  I will be a third.
If you do not wish to maintain lightdm-gtk in epel9,
or do not think you will be able to do this in a timely manner,
I would be happy to be a co-maintainer of the package. (FES: tdawson)
Please add me through

Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2022-05-11 19:14:12 UTC
FEDORA-EPEL-2022-6a75144b91 has been submitted as an update to Fedora EPEL 8.

Comment 6 Troy Dawson 2022-05-11 19:16:07 UTC
I have received commit permission.  I will build and maintain this package.

Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2022-05-12 02:12:42 UTC
FEDORA-EPEL-2022-6a75144b91 has been pushed to the Fedora EPEL 8 testing repository.

You can provide feedback for this update here:

See also for more information on how to test updates.

Comment 8 Fedora Update System 2022-05-20 00:38:43 UTC
FEDORA-EPEL-2022-6a75144b91 has been pushed to the Fedora EPEL 8 stable repository.
If problem still persists, please make note of it in this bug report.