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Bug 188170 - manpage of xfs shows wrong path for default config file
manpage of xfs shows wrong path for default config file
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11-xfs (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Kristian Høgsberg
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Reported: 2006-04-06 13:05 EDT by Thomas Steudten
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-09-25 19:06:38 EDT
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Description Thomas Steudten 2006-04-06 13:05:25 EDT
Description of problem:

From "man xfs"

       -config configuration_file
               Specifies  the configuration file the font server will use.  If
this parameter is not specified, the
               default file, /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fs/config will be used.

But in FC5 the default file is /etc/X11/fs/config

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How reproducible:
man xfs

Steps to Reproduce:
1. man xfs 
2. see - config
Actual results:
man xfs shows: default file, /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fs/config will be used.

Expected results:
man xfs shows: default file, /etc/X11/fs/config will be used.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Mike A. Harris 2006-06-06 05:26:17 EDT
This is something that really should be done by upstream IMHO.  At compile
time, the Makefiles should properly massage all paths in the manpages and
change them to what was specified via ./configure, rather than hard coding

If you file a bug report in X.Org bugzilla, it'll probably be fixed in the
next xfs release, and we can update to that.  Better than rolling a distro
hack to cart around.  ;)

Comment 2 Kristian Høgsberg 2006-09-25 19:06:38 EDT
This is now fixed upstream, when we rebase to newer xfs, we will get the fix. 
Closing this bug now.


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