21.5 RECOMMEND 21.4
Skip Montanaro's recent problems with X11 errors being generated when using X
forwarding over ssh is not the first time that this problem's been raised, so
I think that it's a candidate for the PROBLEMS file.
2006-04-27 Malcolm Purvis <malcolmp(a)xemacs.org>
* PROBLEMS: Add entry concerning X errors when using ssh.
xemacs-21.5-micro-patches source patch:
Diff command: cvs -q diff -u
Files affected: PROBLEMS
RCS file: /pack/xemacscvs/XEmacs/xemacs/PROBLEMS,v
retrieving revision 1.71
diff -u -r1.71 PROBLEMS
--- PROBLEMS 2005/11/16 12:12:57 1.71
+++ PROBLEMS 2006/04/27 12:59:40
＠＠ -1005,6 +1005,12 ＠＠
too old. There is a copy of the MIT X11R6 XKeysymDB file in the emacs `etc'
directory. Try using that one.
+*** Lots of warnings generated when displaying via ssh X forwarding.
+If you are seeing a significant number of X11 warnings (in particular
+BadWindow errors) when using XEmacs via ssh X forwarding (ssh -X) try
+using a TrustedX11 connection (ssh -Y) instead.
*** My X resources used to work, and now some of them are being ignored.
Check the resources in .../etc/Emacs.ad (which is the same as the file
Malcolm Purvis <malcolmp(a)xemacs.org>