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Re: Fixing /etc for native X.Org

On Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 05:11:08PM +1100, Luke Mewburn wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 19, 2008 at 07:43:02PM +0100, Quentin Garnier wrote:
>   | > There's a thrid option:  using /usr/X11 everywhere and providing a
>   | > symlink to either X11R7 or X11R6 depending on the settings.  That would
>   | > remove the need for most of my original patch.
>   | 
>   | Any other opinion on that?  That would avoid generating the rc.d scripts
>   | and solve the problem Once and For All, just as we should drop a big ice
>   | block into the ocean to solve global warming.
>   | 
>   | The one trouble with generating postinstall(8) is that src/Makefile
>   | invokes the file in the source tree rather than the generated one, but
>   | that can be changed easily enough.
> I've seen a commits recently that appear to be related to your
> original mail.  Could you remind me what the current outstanding
> issues are, given those commits?

The rc.d scripts for xdm and xfs.  That includes moiving them to xetc
(easy), generating them during the build (easy), teaching postinstall
how to deal with them with a source dir instead of a set (not so easy).

Quentin Garnier - -
"See the look on my face from staying too long in one place
[...] every time the morning breaks I know I'm closer to falling"
KT Tunstall, Saving My Face, Drastic Fantastic, 2007.

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