latest xinitrc does not execute xinput

Jens Petersen petersen at
Wed Jun 16 09:14:37 UTC 2004

>>>>> "Takashi" == Takashi Okawa <tks at> writes:

    Takashi> Hi, I updated xinit Today by using up2date on
    Takashi> Fedora Core 2.  Latest /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc
    Takashi> has below to execute xinput.

Mike, was this package ever in testing?  I thought that was
the original intention.

    Takashi> It said all system xinitrc shell scripts must
    Takashi> have .sh extension.  But
    Takashi> /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc.d/xinput and xmbind does
    Takashi> not have the extension. So, it seems mismatch
    Takashi> between xinitrc and script files.

Yes, this is "xinput script not run, needs to be renamed to"
which hasn't been fixed yet. :-(

Also I just filed "xmbind script needs to be renamed to"
for openmotif.

    Takashi> Then I faced a problem that I can't use
    Takashi> Japanese input tools such as Canna by using the
    Takashi> default. Ofcourse, it was solved by deleting
    Takashi> 'if' statement on my local.

Alternatively you could of course rename "xinput" to
"" and likewise for xmbind.

    Takashi> Actually, I'm still newbie on Linux and Fedora
    Takashi> Core 2. I'm not sure whether this mailing list
    Takashi> is proper or not for this kind of thing. But
    Takashi> I'd just like to let you know above because I
    Takashi> could not find this in the archive.

Thanks for your mail, and yes this the right place to
discuss this kind of problem.


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