[rant] keeping policy in HAL

Thomas Dickey dickey at his.com
Mon Dec 1 05:10:40 PST 2008

On Mon, 1 Dec 2008, James Cloos wrote:

>>>>>> "David" == David Miller <davem at davemloft.net> writes:
> David> Yet my emacs fonts are fux0red, my input device specifications in
> David> my xorg.conf file are completely ignored, and MetaSendsEscape no
> David> longer works with my xterms, with the current X server.
> Using --disable-config-dbus --disable-config-hal when configuring will
> drop the input mess and use the spec from xorg.conf.
> I use them and --disable-builtin-fonts.  (Builtin-fonts breaks a *lot*
> more than just Emacs.)
> I don't know the fix for MetaSendsEscape.

I'll just have to wait for this problem to be "released", then start 
repairing things again. (no change from the past 5 years).

Thomas E. Dickey

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