Daniel Stone daniel.stone at ubuntu.com
Thu Nov 17 18:41:45 CST 2005

On Thu, Nov 17, 2005 at 04:18:09PM -0800, Paul Byrne wrote:
> I'm proposing to install our binaries in /usr/share/lg3d and our
> configuration files in /etc/lg3d, not very contraversial I hope ;-)

Uhm ... binaries go in /usr/lib, rather than /usr/share; that is, if
they're internal-only.  Binaries that users run should go in /usr/bin.

> A trickier question, we provide a slightly modified Xorg server (all the
> source is in the Xorg cvs). It run's GNOME etc without any problems but
> provides some new features we need. What is the correct way to have the
> system start our X server rather that the default one, use the
> update-alternatives mechanism ?

Look into the xserver-xorg package's maintainer scripts, in its
interactions with default-x-server; you'll need to do much the same.

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