Re: [gtk-list] Re: theme support
- From: Ian Grant <I A N Grant damtp cam ac uk>
- To: Jeff Garzik <jgarzik pobox com>
- cc: amundson gimp org, gtk-devel-list redhat com
- Subject: Re: [gtk-list] Re: theme support
- Date: Tue, 1 Dec 1998 09:00:11 +0000 (GMT)
Could gtkrc's be loaded from lots of places and effectively merged? We
have 300 machines on this site and I don't fancy putting rc files on each
of their local disks. There needs to be a user rc file, a site-wide file
and a system-specific file as well. The site file should be loaded first,
then the user file and finally the system file. If there was some way a
user could switch his rc file based on $HOST then that would be nice too.
A mechanism for #including rc files and silently ignoring the command
when the file doesn't exist would do the trick. If the preprocessor could
expand environment variables then we could do anything. (Only a few
more facilities and we've got a working shell. :-)
On Tue, 1 Dec 1998, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> > The default for this list would be ~/.gtkrc and /prefix/share/gtkrc,
> > so apps which ignore this will still do good behavior.
> If it's a system-specific config file, it should go into $sysconfdir,
> which usually equates to /etc, /usr/etc, or /usr/local/etc.
> And IMHO, saying that gtkrc is _not_ a system-specific config file in
> all cases is incorrect.
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