You can not install sddm and lightdm at the same time.

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Alain De Vos

Alain De Vos

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I had an automated poudriere scripts which pulled in both.
The fix was disable lightdm option in xfce.
 

grahamperrin

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There's also a dependency conflict with mesa-libs:

Code:
root@mowa219-gjp4-8570p:~ # pkg install -n lightdm
Updating FreeBSD repository catalogue...
FreeBSD repository is up to date.
Updating poudriere repository catalogue...
poudriere repository is up to date.
All repositories are up to date.
Checking integrity... done (3 conflicting)
  - lightdm-1.30.0_2 [FreeBSD] conflicts with sddm-0.19.0_1 [installed] on /usr/local/etc/dbus-1/system.d/org.freedesktop.DisplayManager.conf
  - libglvnd-1.3.2 [FreeBSD] conflicts with mesa-libs-20.2.3 [installed] on /usr/local/include/EGL/egl.h
  - libglvnd-1.3.2 [poudriere] conflicts with mesa-libs-20.2.3 [installed] on /usr/local/include/EGL/egl.h
Checking integrity... done (0 conflicting)
The following 2 package(s) will be affected (of 0 checked):

Installed packages to be REMOVED:
        sddm: 0.19.0_1

New packages to be INSTALLED:
        lightdm: 1.30.0_2 [FreeBSD]

Number of packages to be removed: 1
Number of packages to be installed: 1

The operation will free 3 MiB.
root@mowa219-gjp4-8570p:~ # uname -KrU
14.0-CURRENT 1400021 1400021
root@mowa219-gjp4-8570p:~ #



Why would you like to have both installed?

Edge case, for community support purposes it would be useful to
  • have both installed
  • enable just one in /etc/rc.conf
 
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