Really? Those are the scripts that are started when the X-server is run, which AFAIK occurs when the initial RAM file system is loaded. Anyhow, that's what I've done to switch my display manager from gdm
, and it seems to have worked without a hitch.
$ cat /etc/sysconfig/desktop
$ pgrep -lP1 dm$
$ pstree -a 770
├─X :0 vt1 -background none -nolisten tcp -auth /var/run/kdm/A:0-qWXhHa
└─ssh-agent /bin/sh -c exec -l /bin/bash -c "/usr/bin/startkde"