[Xorg] getconfig.pl

Jakub Piotr Cłapa loc at toya.net.pl
Mon Jul 5 07:48:03 PDT 2004

Egbert Eich wrote:
> Daniel Stone writes:

>  > > It is certainly not a good idea to maintain such a list in the program
>  > > itself. I assume it was just ment to be a temporary solution. Such a list
>  > > can be kept in a separate data file, however xorg.conf doesn't seem to
>  > > be the right place as it is used as a custom configuration file. Even
>  > > with automatic configuration around one must be able to create such a
>  > > custom file and that one would then most likely overwrite this data.
>  > > Any other file in /etc/X11 would be fine, I think.
>  > 
>  > This is what /usr/share is for - static data files.
> It depends how static these really are. /etc contains a lot of conf
> files with blacklist data and other things one could argue to be static
> also. This data file seems to be alnong that line.

/etc for configuration
/usr/share for static data (arch independent!)
/usr/lib for arch dependent static data

So /usr/share IMHO.

Jakub Piotr Cłapa

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