Subject: Re: xterm v. xterm-old
To: Greywolf <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Frederick Bruckman <email@example.com>
Date: 02/08/2001 18:53:25
On Thu, 8 Feb 2001, Greywolf wrote:
> # I tested it before I emailed, just to be certain that .Xdefaults is
> # loaded dynamically (I changed the font to 12x24, which is easy to test).
> # This is all I've got in my $HOME/.Xdefaults -
> That's strange; I just did the same thing and my xterms keep coming up
> with the default font as set up in the server. Does this only work if
> you *don't* do the xrdb?
from X(1) (NetBSD)
Any user- and machine-specific resources may be
specified by setting the XENVIRONMENT environment
variable to the name of a resource file to be
loaded by all applications. If this variable is
not defined, a file named $HOME/.Xdefaults-host-
name is looked for instead, where hostname is the
name of the host where the application is execut-
I set XENVIRONMENT to $HOME/.Xresources (in ~/.xsession), myself,
because I find the -host thing really annoying.