Xorg7.0 (Xorg.conf confusion)

Archaic archaic at linuxfromscratch.org
Sun Apr 2 11:05:25 PDT 2006


On Sun, Apr 02, 2006 at 10:50:26AM -0700, Dan Nicholson wrote:
> 
> Yes.  Unfortunately, one side-effect of all the autotools switching is
> that most of the packages put their configuration files in
> ${libdir}/X11.  So, most of the things that were in /etc/X11 for the
> monolithic tree are in /usr/lib/X11 now.  For example, directories
> like app-defaults and xinit are probably in /usr/lib/X11.  I find this
> annoying and thought about rebuilding all the packages forcing them to
> install these files in /etc/X11, but it seemed like too much trouble.

Weren't the files in /etc/X11 just symlinks in the old build system?
IIRC the files (or at least many of them) have always been in
/usr/lib/X11.

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