XFree86 / XDarwin and change of hostname

Daniel J. Luke dluke at geeklair.net
Fri Feb 23 09:08:02 PST 2007

On Feb 23, 2007, at 12:01 PM, Kevin Ballard wrote:
> Most of it. But I'm a bit confused. running xhost says only  
> authorized clients can connect, but the list is empty. This  
> indicates that one of the other mechanisms of access control is  
> active, but my .Xauthority file is empty. So I'm not really sure  
> how this stuff works.
> I'm also a wee bit sleep deprived right now, so I may just be  
> missing something completely obvious.

It's OK, it often seems like a design goal was to make it hard to  
understand ;-) (I'm certain I don't totally understand it either).

(see http://www.art.net/~hopkins/Don/unix-haters/x-windows/ 
disaster.html if you want to read an entertaining rant about it)

Daniel J. Luke
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