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Re: How does emacs find rgb.txt?


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: How does emacs find rgb.txt?
Date: Tue, 27 Apr 2004 17:34:09 +0200

> From: address@hidden (Richard)
> Newsgroups: gnu.emacs.help
> Date: 27 Apr 2004 06:30:04 -0700
> 
> Currently, my list-display-colors returns a barren and empty window,

That is VERY strange for an Emacs built with X support.

> I have located my rgb.txt here:
> 
> /usr/openwin/lib/X11/rgb.txt
> 
> How do I make emacs go there to get the list?

You don't.  Emacs doesn't really read that file, it has its own list
of X colors (see lisp/term/x-win.el).

> I am currently running:
> 
> GNU Emacs 20.4.1 (sparc-sun-solaris2.7, X toolkit)

That's a very old version.  Perhaps you should consider upgrading
(the latest released version is 21.3).




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