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authorAlan Coopersmith <>2009-02-19 13:57:28 -0800
committerAlan Coopersmith <>2009-02-20 16:11:38 -0800
commitab61033700b5383a7a15370dd054eaa80e72e811 (patch)
parent372977354c3a09ca77ca13ba0aec00a61046f60d (diff)
Add Extensions section to xorg.conf man page
Extensions section was added in X11R6.8.0 and documented in the release notes: but never made it into the man page. Also fix a bonus typo. Signed-off-by: Alan Coopersmith <>
1 files changed, 28 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/hw/xfree86/doc/man/ b/hw/xfree86/doc/man/
index 934234974..7349def0d 100644
--- a/hw/xfree86/doc/man/
+++ b/hw/xfree86/doc/man/
@@ -115,6 +115,7 @@ The section names are:
.BR "Files " "File pathnames"
.BR "ServerFlags " "Server flags"
.BR "Module " "Dynamic module loading"
+.BR "Extensions " "Extension enabling"
.BR "InputDevice " "Input device description"
.BR "Device " "Graphics device description"
.BR "VideoAdaptor " "Xv video adaptor description"
@@ -313,7 +314,7 @@ where
.I <identifier>
is an alphanumeric identifier,
.I [attribute]
-is an attribute wich will be passed to the underlying FPE and
+is an attribute which will be passed to the underlying FPE and
.I <priority>
is a number used to order the fontfile FPEs. Examples:
@@ -754,6 +755,32 @@ It is recommended
that at very least the \(lqextmod\(rq extension module be loaded.
If it isn't, some commonly used server extensions (like the SHAPE
extension) will not be available.
+.B Extensions
+section is used to specify which X11 protocol extensions should be enabled
+or disabled.
+.B Extensions
+section is optional, as are all of the entries that may be specified in
+Entries in this section are listed as Option statements with the name of
+the extension as the first argument, and a boolean value as the second.
+The extension name is case\-sensitive, and matches the form shown in the output
+of \*qXorg -extension ?\*q.
+.RS 7
+Example: the MIT-SHM extension can be disabled with the following entry:
+.RS 4
+.B "Section \*qExtensions\*q"
+.B " Option \*qMIT-SHM\*q \*qDisable\*q"
+.B "EndSection"
The config file may have multiple
.B InputDevice