Problem with xdm's configuration files on Freebsd
glynn at gclements.plus.com
Tue Oct 16 04:19:38 PDT 2007
Leslie Jensen wrote:
> At the last update of xdm the location for the
> configuration files changed from /usr/local/lib/X11/xdm to
> /usr/local/share/examples/xdm/ and now with the update to version
> xdm-1.1.6_1 we're back in /usr/local/lib/X11/xdm again, But
> Just to test I removed the files from
> Then xdm didn't have any settings and my desktop wouldn't start.
> Copying the files from /usr/local/lib/X11/xdm to
> /usr/local/share/examples/xdm/ made Xdm work again.
> Plus! The xconsole now starts eventhough I've removed the line that
> starts it from Xsetup_0.
Try running the following command:
strings /usr/local/bin/xdm | fgrep xdm-config
This should tell you the location of xdm's primary configuration file.
The other files which it uses (Xsetup etc) are all specified in that
Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>
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