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Bug#362889: marked as done (xbase-clients: /usr/lib/X11/xinit/xinitrc tries to use (possibly non-existant) twm/xterm)

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Package: xbase-clients
Version: 1:7.0.0-3
Severity: normal
Tags: patch

xinitrc tries to run twm/xterm (which may not exist) from
/usr/lib/X11/xinit/xinitrc.  In case there is some other window manager
or terminal emulator, it makes sense to execute those.

--- xinitrc.orig	2006-04-16 13:19:20.000000000 +0530
+++ xinitrc	2006-04-16 14:20:19.000000000 +0530
@@ -25,8 +25,14 @@
 # start some nice programs
-twm &
-xclock -geometry 50x50-1+1 &
-xterm -geometry 80x50+494+51 &
-xterm -geometry 80x20+494-0 &
-exec xterm -geometry 80x66+0+0 -name login
+if [ -x /usr/bin/x-session-manager ]; then
+    exec x-session-manager
+elif [ -x /usr/bin/x-window-manager ]; then
+    if [ -x /usr/bin/x-terminal-emulator ]; then
+        x-window-manager &
+        exec x-terminal-emulator
+    else
+        exec x-window-manager
+    fi


Y Giridhar Appaji Nag | http://www.appaji.net/

-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (800, 'unstable'), (700, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Shell:  /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Kernel: Linux 2.6.16-1-686
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=C (charmap=ANSI_X3.4-1968)

Versions of packages xbase-clients depends on:
ii  libc6                       2.3.6-7      GNU C Library: Shared libraries
ii  libfontconfig1              2.3.2-5.1    generic font configuration library
ii  libfreetype6                2.1.10-3     FreeType 2 font engine, shared lib
ii  libfs6                      2:1.0.0-2    X11 Font Services library
ii  libgl1-mesa-glx [libgl1]    6.4.1-0.4    A free implementation of the OpenG
ii  libice6                     1:1.0.0-2    X11 Inter-Client Exchange library
ii  libpng12-0                  1.2.8rel-5.1 PNG library - runtime
ii  libsm6                      1:1.0.0-3    X11 Session Management library
ii  libx11-6                    2:1.0.0-6    X11 client-side library
ii  libxau6                     1:1.0.0-2    X11 authorisation library
ii  libxaw7                     1:1.0.1-4    X11 Athena Widget library
ii  libxcursor1           X cursor management library
ii  libxext6                    1:1.0.0-3    X11 miscellaneous extension librar
ii  libxft2               FreeType-based font drawing librar
ii  libxi6                      1:1.0.0-3    X11 Input extension library
ii  libxkbfile1                 1:1.0.2-2    X11 keyboard file manipulation lib
ii  libxmu6                     1:1.0.1-2    X11 miscellaneous utility library
ii  libxmuu1                    1:1.0.1-2    X11 miscellaneous micro-utility li
ii  libxrandr2                  2:  X11 RandR extension library
ii  libxrender1                 1:  X Rendering Extension client libra
ii  libxss1                     1:1.0.1-3    X11 Screen Saver extension library
ii  libxt6                      1:1.0.0-3    X11 toolkit intrinsics library
ii  libxtrap6                   1:1.0.0-2    X11 event trapping extension libra
ii  libxtst6                    1:1.0.1-2    X11 Testing -- Resource extension 
ii  libxv1                      1:1.0.1-2    X11 Video extension library
ii  libxxf86dga1                2:1.0.0-2    X11 Direct Graphics Access extensi
ii  libxxf86vm1                 1:1.0.0-3    X11 XFree86 video mode extension l
ii  x11-common                  1:7.0.12     X Window System (X.Org) infrastruc
ii  zlib1g                      1:1.2.3-11   compression library - runtime

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On Sat, May 27, 2006 at 01:46:44 +0200, Josip Rodin wrote:

> Hi,
> You wrote:
> > xinitrc tries to run twm/xterm (which may not exist) from
> > /usr/lib/X11/xinit/xinitrc
> Since 7.0.0-5, xinit no longer tries to read that location nor does it ship
> any files there. Instead, that is now once again the same as it was on sarge:
> % grep '^[^#]' /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc
> . /etc/X11/Xsession
> This bug report should probably be closed.
Indeed.  Thanks, Josip.


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