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Re: Bug#3990: xdm-errors location not what FSSTND says



On 4 Aug 1996, Kai Henningsen wrote:

> cas@taz.net.au (Craig Sanders)  wrote on 04.08.96 in <Pine.LNX.3.94.960804114034.6454N-100000@siva.taz.net.au>:
> 
> > 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  
> xdm-errors.
> 
> 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

Cheerio, Michael


Michael Gaertner <gaertnem@ruf.uni-freiburg.de>
Tel/Fax +49-761-32684



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