Patch to add "warn" value to ForwardX11 and ForwardAgent

Damien Miller djm at
Tue Oct 30 12:03:29 EST 2001

On Mon, 29 Oct 2001, Dave Dykstra wrote:

> With "warn", you can still use forwarding even though you know a server is
> not very well secured, and you will be notified if someone does actually
> break into the server and try to take over the forwarding on your session.

By which stage it is too late.

What would be nicer is some way for the client to get the user to accept
/ reject each forwarding request.


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