Subject: Re: X security query.
To: Steven M. Bellovin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Aidan Kehoe <email@example.com>
Date: 05/06/2003 13:41:04
Ar an 6ú lá de mí 5, scríobh Steven M. Bellovin :
> In other words, if your Xauthority file is 0-length, it's not used, and
> the server falls back to host-based access control.
Ah, right. Except that the host-based access control mechanisms don't
mention that the local host may be automatically allowed access--cf the
xhost output in the original mail. Is that worth submitting a bug over,
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