[Debian-olpc-devel] Bug#555963: Sugar X cursor not used
dr at jones.dk
Fri Nov 13 15:11:49 UTC 2009
On Fri, Nov 13, 2009 at 03:57:19PM +0100, Sascha Silbe wrote:
>On Fri, Nov 13, 2009 at 11:51:12AM +0100, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
>>>sugar doesn't show the custom X cursor, only the standard X11
>>>one. There's no error message in the logs.
>>>For sugar-jhbuild we had to set XCURSOR_PATH, but setting it (to
>>>/usr/share/icons) doesn't seem to make a difference for the
>>Please elaborate on the tricks/workarounds done for elsewehere - I
>>would like to help figure out if perhaps that variable simply
>>needs to be exported somewhere specific on a Debian system to get
>As sugar-jhbuild installs files in non-standard locations, we need to
>tell programs where to look using environment variables like PATH,
>LD_LIBRARY_PATH and MANPATH. XCURSOR_PATH (see Xcursor(3)) is just
>yet another of these variables.
>Since Debian installs in standard paths, setting XCURSOR_PATH
>shouldn't be necessary. I just wanted to make sure there's not an
>easy workaround. :)
Could you elaborate even further - e.g. provide examples of what tweaks
sugar-jhbuild performs (so I don't need to dive into that tool to dig it
Something clearly don't work and it still might be related to Debian
locations not being "default enough" (i.e. still needing spoon-feeding
even if in principle at proper location.
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