Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 247483
Cannot install custom rgb.txt file in RHEL 5
Last modified: 2008-02-24 20:54:06 EST
Description of problem:
Cannot install a customized rgb.txt file because the /usr/share/X11/rgb.txt
file is ignored by the X server.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Server running Xorg 7.1.1
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Edit the rgb.txt file, changing the "Blue" and "blue" entries to "255 0 0".
2. Start the X server.
3. Create an xterm with the following command: "xterm -fg blue".
The xterm window appears with blue foreground text.
The xterm window should appear with red foreground text, since the rgb.txt was
edited to associate the name "blue" with a red color "255 0 0".
No other copies of rgb.txt reside in the system. Also, there were no errors in
the /var/log/Xorg.0.log file. RgbPath is set to "/usr/share/X11/rgb" in the
*** Bug 247484 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
*** Bug 247487 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux maintenance release. Product Management has requested
further review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential
inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Update release for currently deployed
products. This request is not yet committed for inclusion in an Update
Wow, someone actually modifies the rgb database? How retro.
Devel ack, trivial.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 245988 ***
What is bug 245988? I can't look at it! When is this going to be fixed?
The fix for this bug has been included in the xorg-x11-server package in RHEL 5.2.