Subject: Re: HOWTO get the old pretty xdm login screen back
To: Rhialto <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 12/30/2004 14:37:39
On Thu, 30 Dec 2004, Rhialto wrote:

> First I made some changes so that my hard work will not be lost when I
> upgrade again. X config files are, unfortunately, overwritten. But there
> is a way around it.

Thanks for the HOWTO.

For your information, the xorg-clients pkgsrc package doesn't overwrite
its xdm configs on reinstall or update. It uses the normal pkgsrc system
for configurations: install to examples directory and only copy into real
location if doesn't exist.

(I never did the XFree86 package because my "fast" build systems both

 Jeremy C. Reed

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