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[Bug 1244578] [lightdm/precise] verification still needed


The fix for this bug has been awaiting testing feedback in the -proposed
repository for precise for more than 90 days.  Please test this fix and
update the bug appropriately with the results.  In the event that the
fix for this bug is still not verified 15 days from now, the package
will be removed from the -proposed repository.

** Tags added: removal-candidate

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  lightdm-session runs xrdb with -nocpp option

Status in lightdm package in Ubuntu:
  Fix Released
Status in lightdm source package in Precise:
  Fix Committed
Status in lightdm source package in Trusty:
  Fix Released
Status in lightdm source package in Utopic:
  Won't Fix
Status in lightdm source package in Vivid:
  Fix Released

Bug description:

  lightdm-session runs xrdb for .Xresources file with the -nocpp option
  (Line 37 and 43), which prevents the xrdb from preprocessing the
  .Xresources file. Many configurations like the popular solarized color
  theme (https://github.com/solarized/xresources/blob/master/solarized)
  use this and you find some complaints about in on the internet


  I don't see a reason for not using the preprocessor and so did the
  editor of Xsession (the option is not used in

  [Test Case]

   - Install solarized theme

  - Load default Xresources file (xrdb < .XDefaults )

  - Now every macro supported by CPP will not work.

  [Regression Potential] 

  * No regression potential advised, small (0.001%) load average increase
  on startup time because of enabling Cpp.


  Backport default wily session to older releases.

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