Bug#452897: /etc/X11/X points to /bin/true on a clean sid install.
On Sun, Nov 25, 2007 at 05:38:33PM +0000, Diego Escalante Urrelo wrote:
> Package: xserver-xorg
> Version: 1:7.3+6
> Severity: serious
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> Installing a base Etch system (just the base, no X or fancy stuff),
> migrating to Sid, and then apt-get installing xorg will install X
> succesfully but will make it useless because of /etc/X11/X pointing
> to /bin/true. GDM will fail showing an empty log. X will exit without
> any output ('true' is not really verbose). xinit and startx will fail
> with misterious errors like "server error" or "connection timed out".
> Calling Xorg directly on the console works fine. The problem can be
> fixed by linking /etc/X11/X to /usr/bin/Xorg.
Thanks for catching this, I missed it on my clean install tests. I'll be
pushing a fix shortly, and I should be able to upload it tonight.
- David Nusinow