misc/51146: Incorrect error message when configuring XF86 server during install.

Alan Larson alarson at switchanddata.com
Fri May 9 17:30:05 PDT 2003


The following reply was made to PR misc/51146; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Alan Larson <alarson at switchanddata.com>
To: alarson at switchanddata.com, freebsd-gnats-submit at FreeBSD.org
Cc:  
Subject: Re: misc/51146: Incorrect error message when configuring XF86 server during install.
Date: Fri, 9 May 2003 17:22:03 -0700 (PDT)

   Further investigation of the source reveals that the test is for the existance of
 /etc/X11/CF86Config  --- previous versions tested for /etc/XF86Config .
 
   Unfortunately, now some of the configuation programs place the file in
 /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/XF86Config -- where it doesn't get noticed.  Other times
 the user may place it in /etc/XF86Config (which is still legal).  In any of
 these cases, the error message occurs, and is incorrect.
 
   It looks like when this happens, configuring the desktop may also get lost.
 
 
 	Alan


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