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Re: .Xdefaults seems broken

On Sun, Aug 04, 2002 at 04:23:11PM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 04, 2002 at 12:59:59AM -0700, J. Imlay wrote:
> > I am running a fresh install with 4.2 (but it was doing this with 4.1) and
> > when I start an xterm it completly ignores my .Xdefaults file.
> $ man Xsession
>        $HOME/.Xresources
>               contains X resources specific to the  invoking  user's  environ-
>               ment.   The  settings  are  loaded  with xrdb -merge.  Note that
>               $HOME/.Xdefaults is a relic from X Version 10 (and X11R1)  days,
>               before  app-defaults files were implemented.  It has been depre-
>               cated for over ten years at the time  of  this  writing.   .Xre-
>               sources should be used instead.

Mmm, following this, i renamed my .Xdefaults-<hostname> to .Xresources,
and since then my xterm ignores those changes, so maybe there is
something more going on here (but then, as you well know, i am mostly
ignorant of how this really work/should work).


Sven Luther

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