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Bug 5993 - XFree86-3.3.5: startx fails if user has .xserverrc
Summary: XFree86-3.3.5: startx fails if user has .xserverrc
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: XFree86
Version: 6.2
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Preston Brown
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Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 1999-10-15 17:19 UTC by bluca
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2000-03-22 22:00:59 UTC

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Description bluca 1999-10-15 17:19:18 UTC
or /etc/X11/xinit/Xserverrc for that matter
I believe it applies to all XFree86-3.3.5 packages.

patch follows,
besides putting an exec before xinit seems a good

--- /usr/X11R6/bin/startx       Sat Sep 25 00:20:19 1999
+++ /home/bluca/bin/startx      Fri Oct 15 19:11:04 1999
@@ -63,7 +63,7 @@
 xauth add $display . $mcookie
 xauth add `hostname -f`$display . $mcookie

-xinit $clientargs -- $display $serverargs
+xinit $clientargs -- $serverargs $display

 # various machines need special cleaning up,
 # which should be done here

Comment 1 Preston Brown 2002-01-07 15:27:13 UTC
long ago fixed.

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