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Re: /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/app-defaults/ may not be conffile ?

Peter S Galbraith <GalbraithP@dfo-mpo.gc.ca> writes:

> Policy states:
>      *Application defaults* files have to be installed in the directory
>      `/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/app-defaults/'. They are considered as part of the
>      program code. Thus, they should not be modified and should not be
>      tagged as *conffile*. If the local system administrator wants to
>      customise X applications globally, the file `/etc/X11/Xresources'
>      should be used.
> What's the logic here?

app-defaults files are very version specific. If you have the app-defaults
file from one version of a program that depends heavily on it installed and
update to a newer version the program then that program would probably not
display correctly at all. 


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