Xorg module searchpath "override" directory

Julien Cristau julien at cristau.org
Tue Aug 23 09:33:50 UTC 2011

On Tue, Aug 23, 2011 at 11:32:22 +0200, Andreas Beckmann wrote:

> Hi all,
> since I didn't get any feedback, yet, I'm asking again.
> Are there any objections to installing the alternative slave link for
> vendor implemntations of libglx.so as
>   /usr/lib/xorg/modules/linux/libglx.so
> and leave
>   /usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/libglx.so
> undiverted?
> According to the source code and my tests, the linux subdirectory is
> always searched first for modules and therefore suitable to install
> "override modules".
I'd prefer an explicit override directory over abusing 'linux'.


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