X forwarding / hostname

Markus Friedl markus.friedl at informatik.uni-erlangen.de
Mon Mar 20 04:45:56 EST 2000

On Sat, Mar 18, 2000 at 07:55:56PM +0000, Brian Candler wrote:
> (1) Why doesn't this work when the hostname resolves to

it's a bug in a X library, see my posting some weeks ago.

> (2) Wouldn't it be better/more secure to do all the host forwarding via
> anyway? (i.e. DISPLAY= In this case, sshd
>     wouldn't actually care what the kernel thought the hostname was.

yes, this would be better.

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