Bug 428749 - /etc/X11/twm/system.twmrc not honored by twm
Summary: /etc/X11/twm/system.twmrc not honored by twm
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11-twm
Version: 8
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Søren Sandmann Pedersen
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-01-14 22:30 UTC by Chris Rainey
Modified: 2014-06-18 09:09 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2009-01-09 07:35:35 UTC
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Attachments (Terms of Use)
My custom '.twmrc' (396 bytes, application/octet-stream)
2008-01-14 22:30 UTC, Chris Rainey
no flags Details

Description Chris Rainey 2008-01-14 22:30:18 UTC
Description of problem:

Customizing the 'system.twmrc' file in the '/etc/X11/twm/' directory does _not_
effect system-wide authority over the behavior of '/usr/bin/twm'.  However, 'man
twm' gives priority to the following locations for parsing:




Even if a symlink is created from '/etc/X11/twm' --> '/usr/lib[64]/X11/', the
expected behavior is not achieved.

Behavior _is_ achieved by creating a '$HOME/.twmrc' file. [*not* ideal under
some circumstances]

Comment 1 Chris Rainey 2008-01-14 22:30:18 UTC
Created attachment 291649 [details]
My custom '.twmrc'

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