XQuartz on 10.6 (in a VM)

René J.V. Bertin rjvbertin at gmail.com
Thu Mar 26 11:23:53 PDT 2015

On Thursday March 26 2015 13:49:54 Brandon Allbery wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 26, 2015 at 1:46 PM, René J.V. <rjvbertin at gmail.com> wrote:

Yes, I did remove the launchd plist, because I don't want that functionality. ANd that's always been perfectly supported in XQuartz at least. I did not yet do anything of the sort for port:xorg-server though.

> > So according to you, I shouldn't be able to connect to foo.local:0.0
> > because that's not using a launchd socket either?

> That's using TCP which is also disabled by default for security reasons,
> although there's a checkbox to enable it.

Erm, I was talking about outgoing connections. The server itself had no issues accepting connections from clients that were NOT using X libraries from MacPorts (i.e. /opt/X11/bin/xterm), providing more evidence that there is no requirement to use weird, untypable and unthinkable DISPLAY strings :)


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