[PATCH] xfree86: Use last Screen section found to prefer xorg.conf (#32430)

Julien Cristau jcristau at debian.org
Fri Jan 7 08:15:38 PST 2011

On Fri, Jan  7, 2011 at 07:06:20 -0800, Dan Nicholson wrote:

> Allowing multiple .conf files with xorg.conf.d works well for
> InputClass where any section in xorg.conf would override settings from
> previous .conf files typically installed by the distro. This does not
> work well with Screen sections where the first section found has been
> used when there is no Layout or the Layout doesn't specify a Screen.
> Instead, use the last Screen section found to give preference to
> xorg.conf and match the InputScreen semantics.
> X.Org Bug 32430 <https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=32430>
> Signed-off-by: Dan Nicholson <dbn.lists at gmail.com>
> ---
>  Looking through this code, the same situation occurs with layouts and
>  devices. Not sure if those should get fixed in the same way.
I don't think we should change semantics like that.  The manpage says:

       A Screen section is considered “active” if it is referenced
       by an active ServerLayout  section  or  by  the  -screen  command  line
       option.  If neither of those is present, the first Screen section found
       in the config file is considered the active one.

Same goes for ServerLayout.


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