Subject: Re: ssh x-forwarding doesn't work with the current X setup in
To: John Nemeth <email@example.com>
From: Hisashi T Fujinaka <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/08/2007 11:34:49
On Sat, 8 Dec 2007, John Nemeth wrote:
> On Mar 25, 9:26pm, "S.P.Zeidler" wrote:
> } email@example.com (Hisashi T Fujinaka) writes:
> } >On Tue, 4 Dec 2007, Matthias Scheler wrote:
> } >> I'm sorry I don't think there is any reason to send a PR. sshd(8) in
> } >> NetBSD's base system looks for "xauth" in "/usr/X11R6/bin/xauth"
> } >> which is where that command is located in the NetBSD X11 distribution.
> } >> There is IMHO nothing wrong with that behavior.
> } >>
> } >> You have two options to fix that:
> } >> 1.) Correct the symbolic "/usr/X11R6".
> } >> 2.) Add "XAuthLocation /usr/pkg/bin/xauth" to "/etc/ssh/sshd_config"
> } >> and run "/etc/rc.d/sshd reload" afterwards.
> } >Yes, this is true. However, this wasn't documented anywhere in current
> } >or release.
> } >I know. That's what I get for using -current, but the reason I use
> } >netbsd is the documentation.
> } I tripped over the problem too, but since I knew XAuthLocation exists I
> } just set the option (that's not what you get for using -current, that's
> } what we got for using a fairly new pkgsrc variant instead of the
> } 'included' X :).
> } I'd suggest including XAuthLocation as another commented out option
> } in sshd_config, with a comment to twiddle it if one uses something
Hisashi T Fujinaka - firstname.lastname@example.org
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