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Re: [vox] debian question

begin: Henry House <hajhouse@houseag.com> quote
> On Thu, Aug 23, 2001 at 11:52:54PM -0700, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> > begin: Henry House <hajhouse@houseag.com> quote
> > > 
> > > chipset. In short, you need to coerce xinit to start a particular binary
> > > instead of /etx/X11/X. Some xinits have a argument syntax just for this :-).
> >  
> > not to sound like a broken record, but i'm not interested in coercing
> > anything.  i don't have the time or inclination.  if i can't do it in under 5
> > minutes, i'm not interested.  i've got more important things to do than to
> > play with wine.  it's really not that important to me.
> Well if you are restrictiing yourself to solutions that can be done in under
> five minutes then you are out of luck for now.
the proverbial 5 minutes.  i'm kind of busy these days, but 10 or 15 minutes
won't break me.   :)

> NB I'm not telling you to compile X, but that if you can find a precompiled
> binary (ftp.xfree86.org has them), you can stick it in /usr/local/bin and
> most likely run it manually without any changes to your existing /usr/X11R6.
interesting; i didn't know about this.  i'll check it out right now.  if i
can do this with a minimal amount of tinkering that would be just swell!  :)


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