[Xorg] getconfig.pl

Daniel Stone daniel at freedesktop.org
Tue Jul 6 04:56:40 PDT 2004

On Tue, Jul 06, 2004 at 01:49:07PM +0200, 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. 
> At least there should be a file in /etc/X11 to which the
> admin can add entries as temporary workarounds.

Whyy not have an option in xorg.conf for the filename, and allow it to
be overridden there, and then place it in /usr/share per default?

Daniel Stone                                            <daniel at freedesktop.org>
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