putty and xorg7.2

Helmut Schneider jumper99 at gmx.de
Thu May 24 08:29:04 UTC 2007

From: "Kris Kennaway" <kris at obsecurity.org>
> On Wed, May 23, 2007 at 08:15:23PM +0200, Helmut Schneider wrote:
>> From: "Helmut 'Ingrid' Schneider" <jumper99 at gmx.de>
>> >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  exported.
>> OK, one has to install xauth. This might/should be a dependency of
>> xorg-libraries. imo.
> No, because it's not a library :) It's an application and is part of
> xorg-apps.  It never used to be part of xorg-libraries either (it was
> formerly in xorg-clients), so this was always something you needed to
> do.

Ah, thats the missing link. After the upgrade xorg-clients were gone and not 
updated to xorg-apps.

Thanks, Helmut 

More information about the freebsd-x11 mailing list