Tag forwarded X11 connection as remote

Peter Stuge peter at stuge.se
Tue Oct 3 01:56:33 AEDT 2017

Michal Srb wrote:
> > > The ideal solution would be if ssh marked the connection as remote.
> > 
> > Not forwarding/proxying also the fd to the remote SSH client?
> I am not sure what you are suggesting.
> The SSH client runs on the same machine as X server

Sorry - I meant the SSH server/X client.

> SSH should mark the connection as remote, so X server knows to not
> attempt things that can not work remotely.

I was suggesting to make them work. But it depends on what the fd is of
course. If it's a device handle then I think your suggestion is the only
approach that makes sense.


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