Bug#849342: [xrdp] xrdp-sesman: Fails to start Xorg

Dominik George nik at naturalnet.de
Tue Jan 3 09:00:15 UTC 2017

> P.S. This system also had a hardware-specific section for the console's
> monitor in /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/ that initially prevented xrdp from
> starting at all. I worked around the issue by migrating that to
> /etc/X11/xorg.conf. Is that expected behavior or should I file a bug
> about it?

I think it is a bug in Xorg that it looks for files in the default
config dir even though a non-default config file is passed on the
command-line. xrdp could certainly work around that by providing its
own, empty config directory, but this feels somewhat wrong.


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