How to determine modular paths?

Donnie Berkholz dberkholz at
Sun Nov 19 19:34:59 PST 2006

David Nusinow wrote:
> This brings up a good point. The patch in discussion only prints the
> default path, but the ModulePath directive in xorg.conf can change this
> path. ModulePath has given us (Debian) well over a dozen bug reports for an
> option I'm not sure anyone really uses or even wants.  Would it be all
> right if I just make the config parser ignore ModulePath, so that this
> patch actually has some meaning and we get rid of xorg.conf bloat?

One nice use for ModulePath is to allow for administrator-installed 
modules in /usr/local/.


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