putty and xorg7.2

Helmut Schneider jumper99 at gmx.de
Wed May 23 14:47:30 UTC 2007


From: "Jeremy Chadwick" <koitsu at FreeBSD.org>
> On Wed, May 23, 2007 at 03:03:49PM +0200, Helmut Schneider wrote:
>> I recently upgraded some FBSD6.2 machines to xorg 7.2 according to
>> /usr/ports/UPDATING. By now I cannot use x-forwarding with putty or
>> ssh -X  anymore as the DISPLAY paramater is not set anymore. I connect
>> to 2 machines  using putty and x-forwarding. Here are the results:
> See mail to this list with subject "ssh X11 forwarding and X.org 7.2"
> which explains the cause and solution.

Hm, I might have missed something, but I created a symlink for /usr/X11R6 -> 
/usr/local and then did a portupgrade -afPP but DISPLAY is still not 

Thanks, Helmut 

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