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Re: fixing slink boot-floppies for sparc

> > Then perhaps something got unset from being SUID root on my 
> > system during installation.  Looking at /usr/X11R6/bin/startx,
> > the last line exec's xinit ... ls -l /usr/X11R6/bin/xinit shows:
> /usr/X11R6/bin/xinit isn't the wrapper, /usr/X11R6/bin/X is.  xinit and/or
> xdm both invoke that to start the X server, which in turn digs around in
> /etc/X11/Xserver to find out (a) who may run it and (b) what the correct X
> server to run is.
> Incidentally, why does /usr/bin/X11, which the X and FHS folks (if I recall
> correctly) deprecated, seem to be making a resurgence in Debian?

And X is SUID as it should be.  Curiouser and curiouser.  Hmm.
Well one problem is that when I try to strace running startx,
it segfaults.  I could strace the strace, the the packaged one
doesn't have any debugging symbols, so I'll build one and look
at it tonight...

> > Sure, why not?  Or then, if the *only* mouse device is /dev/sunmouse
> > then /dev/mouse could be the device and /dev/sunmouse can be 
> > skipped altogether... I'm indifferent... it's truly a matter of
> > preference.  I for one would probably just do the symlink method.
> I'd rather not see /dev/sunmouse disappear, because there may be things
> unbeknownst to both of us that refer to it directly.

Heh, yeah... that's pretty much why I was figuring to do the
symlink method.

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