misc/77891: xterm no longer honors the -display command line argument

Tim Daneliuk tundra at tundrware.com
Mon Feb 21 23:20:26 GMT 2005

>Number:         77891
>Category:       misc
>Synopsis:       xterm no longer honors the -display command line argument
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    freebsd-bugs
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   current-users
>Arrival-Date:   Mon Feb 21 23:20:25 GMT 2005
>Originator:     Tim Daneliuk
>Release:        4.11-stable
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      xterm refuses to honor the command line "-display" argument.
      This is a very handy feature when kicking off xterms via
      scripts and ssh connections and need to be fixed (please;).
      unset DISPLAY
      xterm -display somedisplay:0

      This yields a "DISPLAY not set error"

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