XFree86 / XDarwin and change of hostname

Kevin Ballard eridius at macports.org
Sat Feb 24 17:57:33 PST 2007

I don't know much about how this works, but I know there's an `xhost`  
utility which can edit the .Xauthority file.

On Feb 24, 2007, at 8:29 PM, Tabitha McNerney wrote:

> So from a security standpoint, if one must change the hostname,  
> then one must also create a new .Xauthority file? I see  
> the .Xauthority file on my machine (with the hostname that was  
> changed) is not editable with a text editor (also this is probably  
> to be expected?).

Kevin Ballard
eridius at macports.org

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