[Debian-olpc-devel] Bug#555963: Sugar X cursor not used

Jonas Smedegaard 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 
>>>Debian  packages.
>>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 
out myself).

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.

  - Jonas

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