Subject: Re: Making xfs (etc.) bind to localhost instead of INADDR_ANY
To: None <>
From: Alan Barrett <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/16/2005 18:10:40
On Mon, 16 May 2005, Michael-John Turner wrote:
> Hmm... This isn't quite answering your question, but if you disable
> TCP connections to xfs(1), you can still connect to it using a domain
> socket.  According to the manual page, adding "no-listen = tcp" to the
> config file should do it. Adding "unix/:7110" to your font path should
> then point your X server in its direction.

OK, that might work, and is even better (in this case).  Unfortunately,
the xfs(1) man page doesn't say anything about support for socket types
other than "tcp" and "decnet", and I didn't get the clue from grepping
the source.

--apb (Alan Barrett)