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Re: Upgrading X shouldn't overwrite XF86Config, or should it?

On Mon, Dec 10, 2001 at 05:18:50PM +0100, Paul Fleischer wrote:
> man, 2001-12-10 kl. 16:59 skrev Junichi Uekawa:
>> On 10 Dec 2001 15:02:15 +0100
>> I believe Dexconf is not living up to its advertisement, as 
>> described in the manpage, it should not write anything outside :
>>        Dexconf writes only to the area between
>>               ### BEGIN DEBCONF SECTION
>>        and
>>               ### END DEBCONF SECTION
>>        in the configuration file. 
> Hmm, I see - I wasn't aware of that. But now I know how to prevent that
> from hapening again, thanks ;)
> The problem however is that my old XF86Config-4 did not contain any of
> those tags. IMHO that should be a clearly sign to Dexconf NOT to touch
> the file.

At least up to 4.1.0-9 the first question asked was:
Overwrite XFree86 X server configuration file?

I always said no, and it worked as promised. Has this changed in
             cu andreas

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