Re: Bug#3990: xdm-errors location not what FSSTND says
On 4 Aug 1996, Kai Henningsen wrote:
> email@example.com (Craig Sanders) wrote on 04.08.96 in <Pine.LNX.3.94.960804114034.6454Nfirstname.lastname@example.org>:
> > On Thu, 1 Aug 1996, Michael Gaertner wrote:
> > > Package: xbase
> > > Version: 3.1.2-9
> > >
> > > FSSTND R1.2 writes in chap. 5.3.5 to place xdm-errors in
> > > /var/lib/xdm/. This is not the location xdm-errors get logged by default
> > > in above package.
> > >
> > > Suggestion: change /etc/X11/xdm/xdm-config in line
> > > "DisplayManager.errorLogFile:" to
> > >
> > > "DisplayManager.errorLogFile: /var/lib/xdm/xdm-errors"
> > What's so special about xdm that it's error log files should go in
> > /var/lib?
> > Isn't /var/log (or subdirectories of /var/log) the right place for all
> > log files?
> That's probably why the next version of the standard no longer talks about
> MfG Kai
Don't no bout that but I think xfs and xdm should log errors the same way:
/etc/X11/xfs/config: "error-file = /var/lib/xfs/xfs-errors
Michael Gaertner <email@example.com>