xorg 7.2 install and remote ssh

Stefan Ehmann shoesoft at gmx.net
Thu May 24 17:55:59 UTC 2007

On Thursday 24 May 2007 18:41:38 Henri-Pierre Charles wrote:
> Hello list, I did an xorg 7.2 upgrade
> (My way is to pkg_delete -a then do a lot of pkg_add -r  on
> package-6-stable)
> The upgrade was ok. But I was unable to invoque an X client
> remotely via ssh.
> Sympthom : ssh -v fail wiith a message "debug1: Remote: No xauth
> program; cannot forward with spoofing."
> I did little research :
> e:~/>strings /usr/bin/ssh |grep xauth
> ../..
> /usr/X11R6/bin/xauth
> ../...
> Oh damnit ssh is not aware that /usr/X11R6 is now /usr/local ! :-(
> Bug ?
> Turn around:  cd /usr/X11R6/bin/; sudo ln -s /usr/local/bin/xauth

Before someone else jumps on you for not reading the mailing list/update 

The UPDATING instructions also apply to fresh installs because of 
the /usr/X11R6 merge.

You probably need to:
sh /usr/ports/Tools/scripts/mergebase.sh

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