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
> 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).