[Xorg] getconfig.pl

Jakub Piotr Cłapa loc at toya.net.pl
Tue Jul 6 02:51:44 PDT 2004

Egbert Eich wrote:
> Jakub Piotr C$,1 b(Bapa writes:
>  > > 
>  > > 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.
> I doubt that this override data is all that static.
> Overrides may be necessary temporarily until support
> for a specific chipset is added. 

But who will override? If distros, then it's ok to keep it in /usr/share.
/etc is not a playce for datafiles IMHO. On the other hand it isn't so 
important - make it configurable and it won't be a problem. (distro 
vendors will change it if they want).

Jakub Piotr Cłapa

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