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From: Steve Long <slong@××××××××××××××××××.uk>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-dev] Re: rgb file specification
Date: Sat, 19 Jan 2008 18:24:04
Message-Id: fmtf7c$7b9$
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] rgb file specification by Ferris McCormick
1 Ferris McCormick wrote:
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6 > This is random musing based based on perhaps my own problems.
7 > I need a local color.file to see well what I have going on, and
8 > current xorg ignores that. Thus, at every build, there is in
9 > oscolor.c a "constant" I must change from 1 to 0.
10 >
11 I don't understand why this is an issue for "every build"; surely a patched
12 ebuild in local overlay is trivial? It's only a quick sed -i line added.
14 > This is frustrating, especially since the fix is completely trivial
15 > on a USE or configure flag. As best as I can tell, xorg people have
16 > ignored my request, although it it is real.
17 >
18 > I am asking if anyone cares if one can give a local rgb file or not,
19 > or if I am stuck with "fixing" every update so that it will take mine
20 > so that I can see it. Perhaps no one cares but me. Well, so be it,
21 > but it slows down xorg-server testing (or upgrading) for me because I
22 > have to keep changing that file by hand. I'm really tired of
23 > fixing this trivial thing by hand.
24 >
25 Fair enough for upgrades, it might be worth adding to the ebuild; I
26 certainly agree user control of rgb is worth having.
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[gentoo-dev] Re: rgb file specification Markus Ullmann <jokey@g.o>