Subject: Re: emacs and telnet
To: NetBSD User's Discussion List <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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Date: 01/30/2001 00:07:40
> > it's very good :)
> If I remember correctly telnet has beeing passing $DISPLAY to the remote
> session for over a decade now.
> As for changing it to ':0', well that sounds a whole lot more like
> you're using SSH and not telnet....
no! ssh did not pass DISPLAY because X11 forwarding is turned off in sshd
telnet passes and converts in as i see.
> In which case it might eventually have worked -- though if your
> connection was low-bandwidth you might still have been trying to query
> your X server for font and colour information when you interrupted it.
> Greg A. Woods
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