I have never tried to build lightdm-unity-greeter without using lightdm-ubuntu. I believe it requires the Ubuntu patches for the greeter to work correctly. lightdm-ubuntu is currently in the AUR. I maintain that package as well.
On Tue, Mar 6, 2018, 12:16 PM Alad Wenter via aur-requests < email@example.com> wrote: > > Eli Schwartz via aur-requests <firstname.lastname@example.org> hat am 6. > März 2018 um 21:10 geschrieben: > > > > > > On 03/06/2018 02:58 PM, Michael Healy via aur-requests wrote: > > > Trusted User Alad has requested deletion of lightdm-unity-greeter and > > > unity-settings-daemon. The notes on the deletion request say that the > > > packages specifically point to the Unity DE, which is not on the AUR. > > > Lightdm-unity-greeter can be used outside of the Unity desktop > > > environment. I have used Cinnamon and other DE's, but have used > > > lightdm-unity-greeter as my chosen greeter, without Unity being fully > > > installed. Unity-settings-daemon is a dependency of > > > lightdm-unity-greeter, so I am asking that these packages be left on > the > > > AUR for community use. > > > > At least the former has been out of date for over a year. It may not be > > Unity-specific, but it is unmaintained... > > > After the request on cmake30, I was going over a bunch of Unity stuff > which were submitted to AUR but have been broken and abandoned for years. > This one didn't look different to me. If you say it works outside unity, > does it work with upstream lightdm too or only with lightdm-ubuntu? > > Alad >