Heads up: X server configuration changes

Chuck Anderson cra at WPI.EDU
Tue Feb 16 16:33:10 UTC 2010

On Tue, Feb 16, 2010 at 03:25:24PM +0100, Thomas Janssen wrote:
> 2010/2/16 Chuck Anderson <cra at wpi.edu>:
> > On Tue, Feb 16, 2010 at 09:26:54PM +1000, Peter Hutterer wrote:
> >> On Tue, Feb 16, 2010 at 12:16:42PM +0100, Michal Hlavinka wrote:
> >> configuration can be in xorg.conf or in /etc/xorg.conf.d/.
> >
> > Can it be /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/ instead please?  It would suck to have
> > to look in two different places, /etc/X11/xorg.conf vs.
> > /etc/xorg.conf.d/ instead of having everything under one parent
> > directory.  Thanks.
> I hope not. It's pretty fine to have a foo.d folder in /etc and not in
> /etc/foo/.

Except I didn't recommend /etc/xorg.conf and /etc/xorg.

/etc/X11 is where the X11 config bits live.  All I'm saying, is make 
the new xorg.conf.d live where all the other X11 config lives.

Why would you want to have the new config:


when the existing config files are:


Unless you are going to move everything:


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