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@@ -101,9 +101,11 @@ Debugging information
useful to get more information than just warnings. You can set
METACITY_VERBOSE to do that, like so:
METACITY_VERBOSE=1 METACITY_USE_LOGFILE=1 metacity --replace
- There are also other flags, such as METACITY_DEBUG, most of which I
- haven't tried and don't know what they do. Go to the source code
- directory and run
+ (note that METACITY_VERBOSE=1 cannot be used without
+ METACITY_USE_LOGFILE=1 or metacity will crash). There are also
+ other flags, such as METACITY_DEBUG, most of which I haven't tried
+ and don't know what they do. Go to the source code directory and
+ run
grep "METACITY_" * | grep getenv
to find out what the other ones are.