spaces in pathnames

James Cloos cloos at
Mon Jun 30 14:00:48 PDT 2008

>>>>> "Adam" == Adam Jackson <ajax at> writes:

Adam> More broadly, it's probably time to deprecate startx and xinit,
Adam> strongly recommend the use of a display manager like gdm, and
Adam> write a minimal replacement in some sensible subset of bash/ksh.

I still regularly recommend avoiding display managers and running
startx at the vt command line.  /Everything/ works better that way.

But I would certainly not object were the sample startx written in
something other than sh.  Is there any reason not to write it in C?

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