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Bug#323107: xserver-xorg: -config and -xf86config options differ

Package: xserver-xorg
Version: 6.8.2.dfsg.1-5


while migrating from XFree86 to X.org, I tried to replace the
-xf86config option via -config which, according to X -help,
should do the same (although X.org does understand -xf86config, it's not
Surprisingly, `startx -- :1 -xf86config xorg.conf -nolisten tcp' works
as expected, while `startx -- :1 -config xorg.conf -nolisten tcp' does

X: warning; nice() of process failed: Permission denied
X: warning; process set to priority -1 instead of requested priority -10

Fatal server error:
Cannot move old log file ("/var/log/Xorg.1.log" to

Please consult the The X.Org Foundation support
         at http://wiki.X.Org
 for help.

giving up.

It seems as if -config releases privileges too early while -xf86config
does not.

This is probably something to be forwarded upstream.

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