Conf file disappearing?

Jay R. Ashworth jra at
Sat Dec 30 09:07:31 PST 2006

On Fri, Dec 29, 2006 at 05:52:11PM -0800, Barton C Massey wrote:
> The plan is that the *requirement* for an X server config
> file disappear for most users.  The X server developers want
> the server to be able come up happily without a xorg.conf
> file in as many environments as can be achieved, and thus to
> be able to ship without an xorg.conf by default.  It is
> understood that for unusual setups things may still need to
> be manually configured either in the config file or
> (preferably) dynamically; the less of that that needs to
> happen, the happier all involved will be, I think.  I know
> I'll be happier. :-)

Yeah; that's a whole lot closer to what I would have expected they'd
mean... thanks for the clarification.

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