[Xquartz-dev] Leopard X11 Update

Jeremy Huddleston jeremyhu at apple.com
Mon May 18 08:37:46 PDT 2009

>> 1) Don't use ~/.xinitrc.  Use ~/.xinitrc.d instead
> I guess I don't see the point.  Why do I need a directory?

By making your own ~/.xinitrc file, you're missing out on all the  
setup steps that are taken in the system xinitrc.

If you create a ~/.xinitrc.d directory with files in it, those files  
get sourced after the system ones.

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