misc/113714: sshd: X11 Forwarding stopped working with the recent ?update

Oliver Fromme olli at lurza.secnetix.de
Fri Jun 15 18:00:31 UTC 2007

The following reply was made to PR misc/113714; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Oliver Fromme <olli at lurza.secnetix.de>
To: freebsd-bugs at FreeBSD.ORG, bug-followup at FreeBSD.ORG, yuri at tsoft.com
Subject: Re: misc/113714: sshd: X11 Forwarding stopped working with the recent ?update
Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2007 19:59:29 +0200 (CEST)

 Yuri wrote:
  > I recently upgraded from 6.2-STABLE from few months ago to the
  > current one. Also removed old and reinstalled again all packages.
  > And X11 forwarding stopped working.
  > After troubleshooting I figured out that with debug client prints
  > the message: debug1: Remote: No xauth program; cannot forward with
  > spoofing.
  > Turns out that sshd is looking for xauth in /usr/X11R6/bin and now
  > all Xorg stuff goes into /usr/local/.
 You should follow the procedure in /usr/ports/UPDATING for
 updating your Xorg installation properly (see the entry at
 Those instructions also include running the mergebase.sh
 script which creates a compatibility symlink for you
 (/usr/X11R6 -> /usr/local).
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