[PATCH:app/xinit] Use platform-specific X server names in man pages for cygwin & darwin

Jeremy Huddleston jeremyhu at freedesktop.org
Sun Oct 18 14:00:02 PDT 2009

On Oct 17, 2009, at 12:15, Alan Coopersmith wrote:

> Jon TURNEY wrote:
>> I'm not sure why this sentence mentions the configuration file at  
>> all.
>> Currently this reads:
>> "It may be convenient to specify server options with startx to change
>> on  a per-session  basis  the default color depth, the server’s  
>> notion
>> of the number of dots-per-inch the display device presents, or take
>> advantage of a different server layout,  as  permitted  by the  Xorg 
>> (1)
>> server and specified in the xorg.conf(5) file."
>> I'm not sure how xorg.conf tells you anything useful about server
>> options you can supply via startx?
> I think it's trying to say that you can specify multiple  
> ServerLayout sections
> in xorg.conf, and specify a startx/xinit/Xorg command line option to  
> specify
> which one to use.   Do XWin & XQuartz have anything similar or  
> should that
> sentence just be reworked to better fit them?

Yeah, there's no analogy to ServerLayout in XQuartz ... we just  
inherit the layout from the system.

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