Subject: Re: Proposed change to "scrollkeeper" package
To: Frederick Bruckman <>
From: Rene Hexel <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/02/2002 14:32:45
On Wednesday, January 2, 2002, at 08:42  AM, Frederick Bruckman wrote:

> So what I want to do, is move it to ${X11PREFIX}, where gnome &c
> expects it to be. This patch puts the static, stub database in
> ${X11PREFIX}/var/lib/scrollkeeper, and "gnome"'s dynamic database in
> ${X11PREFIX}/var/scrollkeeper. Ideally, these would both be in
> ${PREFIX}/share, but that would require changes to every "gnome"
> package, which is what I'm trying to avoid.

   Sounds good to me!  Although scrollkeeper is supposed to be more than 
just a GNOME tool, it doesn't seem to be used by anything else.  So I 
think, this is the most reasonable approach for dealing with the 
initialisation problems.

   Please go ahead an commit your diffs.