Can't Open Log File
Patrick M. Rutkowski
rutski89 at gmail.com
Sun Feb 5 17:35:15 PST 2006
On 2/5/06, Sune Mølgaard <sune at molgaard.org> wrote:
> Patrick M. Rutkowski wrote:
> > I just compiled xorg from source as a non root user. I installed it in
> > ~/apps/xorg/ and now when I try to run startx the server fails saying
> > that it can't open /var/log/Xorg.0.log. I understand that I can't
> > write to /var/log since I'm a non-root user, but I can't for the life
> > of me figure out how to tell Xorg to write to a different logfile or
> > simply just skip logging.
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> Could it be as simple as touch /var/log/Xorg.0.log && chmod o+w
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Maybe, but I've fixed it by rerunning make install as root.
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