Bug 244359 - Update of xorg-x11-server-Xorg cleans section "files" in xorg.conf
Update of xorg-x11-server-Xorg cleans section "files" in xorg.conf
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11-server (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Adam Jackson
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Reported: 2007-06-15 05:20 EDT by Sebastian Vahl
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:12 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-06-27 10:08:55 EDT
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Description Sebastian Vahl 2007-06-15 05:20:17 EDT
Description of problem:
When doing an update of xorg-x11-server-Xorg the section "Files" in xorg.conf 
will be cleaned. Also it won't create a backup.
In my case I have the following entries in it:

Section "Files"
        ModulePath   "/usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/nvidia"
        ModulePath   "/usr/lib/xorg/modules"
EndSection

Without this entries X will crash when starting beryl with the propr. nvidia 
driver.


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
xorg-x11-server-Xorg-1.3.0.0-8.fc7

How reproducible:
Everytime

Steps to Reproduce:
1. update xorg-x11-server-Xorg
2. see xorg.conf
3.
  
Actual results:
files section is empty

Expected results:
Entries in files section should not be removed

Additional info:
If this is an intended behavior at least a backup of the xorg.conf should be 
created.
Comment 1 Adam Jackson 2007-06-27 10:08:55 EDT
xorg-x11-server 1.3.0.0-12 should no longer clobber ModulePath lines if one
exists matching /ModulePath.*nvidia/.
Comment 2 Roderick Johnstone 2007-07-05 05:04:15 EDT
Could we have this as an update for Fedora 7 please?

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