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Re: adding files to xorg.conf.d

From: Chris Marusich
Subject: Re: adding files to xorg.conf.d
Date: Sun, 21 Jan 2018 22:30:11 -0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.3 (gnu/linux)

Martin Castillo <address@hidden> writes:

> hi,
> I want to add one file to xorg.conf.d, but can't find the right way to
> do so. my current solution just appends my xsettings to xorg.conf:
> (define cyborg-quirk
> "Section \"InputClass\"
> #yadayada
> EndSection")
> (define %my-xorg-conf
>         (xorg-configuration-file #:extra-config (list cyborg-quirk)))
> (define %my-startx
>         (xorg-start-command #:configuration-file %my-xorg-conf))
> (define %my-services
>        ;; My very own list of services.
>        (modify-services %desktop-services
>          (slim-service-type config =>
>                             (slim-configuration
>                               (inherit config)
>                               (startx %my-startx)))))
> currently, xorg.conf.d is created by a function that gets a list of
> X-modules or so. but it doesn't seem like there is any interface to
> pass any of these functions a gexp that evaluates to a file or so. Is my
> observation correct? If yes, is this wanted?

This is the only way I know of right now to customize the Xorg config.
For example, this same solution was recommended here, also:

Does this solution not solve your problem?


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