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Re: Elektrified X.org released (was: X configuration paradigm, and a proposal)

On Tue, 2004-11-30 at 19:05 +0100, Kyrre Ness Sjobak wrote:
> While i am all for the *idea*, what happens if your X11 server breaks
> down and you *have* to use VIM to "save" it? While i am not opposed to
> creating an easily learned api for config-file configuration, i am
> *strongly* opposed to not be able to hack into that xorg.conf file from
> a crude command line (hell, i have vim'ed config files with /bin/bash as
> my init process and a half borked kernel that would boot 1/5 times...).
> I don't want my config's to be put all in the hands of some program, to
> *have* to use a config program (with all the odds and ends it migth
> have...) in order to fix a broken config. Now imagine that program
> needed another program, which needed a service wich needed ... the thing
> you where just trying to fix.

You don't *have* to use a config program, the keys are all vim hackable.
It might be a royal pain, however, to add a bunch of keys with an
editor. Tweaks would be easy enough though.

http://elektra.sourceforge.net/#rgfacts (third bullet, also seventh)


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