.Xdefaults needs refreshed after changes?

Kyle Butt kylebutt at gmail.com
Wed Aug 3 16:39:21 PDT 2005

On Thu, Aug 04, 2005 at 12:11:24AM +0100, Jonathon McKitrick wrote:
> Maybe I haven't used .Xdefaults in a long time, but I thought the results were
> instantaneous?  I don't remember having to run xrdb afterwards.  Did I miss
> something?  The man pages didn't turn up anything remarkable.
Depends on the app. Some apps skip reading the database and go straight to the
file (Ala aterm) others require it to be in the database, but this is app 
dependant, so maybe your getting different results with a new app?


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