Comment 27 for bug 421261

On Sat, Jan 09, 2010 at 02:09:14AM -0000, Thomas Dickey wrote:
> On Sat, 9 Jan 2010, Bryce Harrington wrote:
>
> > Well, I'm out of clue. I don't see where we have anything different
> > from debian for the Xresources for this. I don't have a ~/.Xdefaults,
> > and the x11-common resource file is the same as from debian.
>
> If I had something like that where I could test it, I'd see if I could use
> strace to show which files were opened on startup. iirc, a setting from
> xrdb wouldn't show up in this way, but resource settings would.
>
> (For this purpose, xterm runs fine without setgid, in case that
> interferes).
>
> something like
>
> strace -tfo foo.out xterm
>
> would show that. (I expect it to be large - compressed attachments are
> nice ;-). Tweaking uxterm to get the same information can be done by
> editing the last line of the script.

Here is strace from xterm and uxterm.