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Re: .xinitrc ignored

From: Leo Famulari
Subject: Re: .xinitrc ignored
Date: Fri, 19 Aug 2016 17:57:16 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.6.2-neo (2016-07-23)

On Fri, Aug 19, 2016 at 09:33:20PM +0200, gno wrote:
> Hello guys !
> First off, guix is great, even if it takes quite some time to get used
> to :)
> I made it work in no time and am now running guixsd (lightweight
> desktop setup with awesome). I'd like to keep at it but I do need to
> solve 2 problems first. I was asking around in #guix and was referred
> to this email add.
> Is there any way to make it respect .xinitrc, preferrably when slim
> starts ? I use a diy keyboard with a custom xmodmap that needs to be
> loaded. I tried all kinds of things with ~ and
> root; .xinitrc, .xserverrc, .xsession (crashed w/o logs).

I'm not sure — someone else will have to answer this.

> Also, unfortunately awesome-wm is quite dated. I'd like to update it so
> that it is compatible with my config. There have been quite a few API
> changes. Is it feasible to try and package a newer version myself or
> did you not do it already because of missing dependencies or other
> complications ?

Please, feel free to try updating it to the latest upstream release :) I
haven't heard of any reasons for it to stay at the current version.

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