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Re: ssh X forwarding change in FC3



Am Do, den 06.01.2005 schrieb P draigBrady com um 18:47:

> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=141515
> 
> Essentially what this means is that most X applications will
> break if forwarded back to a FC3 system with default config.
> Now it wouldn't be so bad if they just wouldn't work.
> They break in subtle ways usually related to mouse events.
> This is just silly IMHO and will cause no end of hassles
> for users trying to figure out what's going on and
> also be a waste of time for developers of those X apps
> who will receive bogus bug reports.
> 
> So can we change the upstream default back to what it used to be?

No, that would be silly. Reverting a security improvement just because
users do not RTFM?

As commented too in the bugzilla entry the change is made long ago in
the upstream OpenSSH. See the FAQ

http://www.openssh.org/faq.html#3.12
http://www.openssh.org/faq.html#3.123

> Pádraig Brady - http://www.pixelbeat.org

Use OpenSSH properly and as documented and all is well.

Alexander


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