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Re: X11/app-defaults/XDvi is really needed ?

From: Raul Miller <moth@debian.org>
Subject: Re: X11/app-defaults/XDvi is really needed ?
Date: Tue, 12 Oct 1999 07:44:32 -0400

> On Tue, Oct 12, 1999 at 05:52:34PM +0900, Atsuhito Kohda wrote:
> > Is /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/app-defaults/XDvi really used with
> > xdvi or this is unnecessary file ?
> >From the debian policy manual:
> <quote>
>    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 conffiles. If the local system administrator wants to
>    customize X applications globally, a file with the same name as that
>    of the package should be placed in the /etc/X11/Xresources/ directory
>    instead. 
> </quote>

I see. Then in my case I should modify /etc/X11/Xresources/tetex-base.
It is very clear, thank you for your comment.

> There probably should be a readme in those two directories that explains
> this to systems administrators.

I hope so too :)
 Debian JP Developer - much more I18N of Debian
 Atsuhito Kohda <kohda@pm.tokushima-u.ac.jp>
 Department of Math., Tokushima Univ.

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