too much stuff solved

Heike C. Zimmerer nospam07q1 at
Mon Mar 31 12:50:40 UTC 2008

Karl Larsen <k5di at> writes:

> karl at karl-desktop:~$ dpkg -S /etc/X11
> xclock, oclock, dbus-x11, xload, xscreensaver-gl, xfontsel, editres, 
> xkbutils, scim, xrgb, xfd, beforelight, xfonts-scalable, xconsole, 
> xfonts-100dpi, gnome-session, x11-common, xfonts-75dpi, xkb-data, 
> xdg-user-dirs, xsm, xgc, xterm, libxvmc1, xvidtune, xman, xmag, 
> xditview, bitmap, xinit, xfonts-base, xmessage, gdm, xscreensaver-data, 
> xcalc, xcursor-themes, xawtv, viewres, xclipboard, xlogo, 
> xserver-xorg-core, xmore: /etc/X11
> But it makes clear that most of the things have nothing to do with X11 

And the 'x's in most of the names above are just there in order to
confuse the bad guys (who don't know better), I assume.

> but are just stored there so they are available when /usr is not yet 
> available. Xclock and oclock do get used early in the init system.

There's an urgent need of desktop clocks in the early init system
before /usr is even available.  You can't go without them.  Oh well.

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