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Re: openssh needs rebuild for modular X transition
On Nov 19 10:50, Yaakov (Cygwin Ports) wrote:
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> Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > I'm not talking about providing symlinks to all binaries in
> > /usr/X11R6/bin, just xauth. It's the one serious X application called
> > from other applications for authentication purposes. The current
> > transition method breaks using older OpenSSH with newer X11 and vice
> > versa. That's why I think a symlink created in the postinstall script
> > of the package providing xauth would be helpful.
> I thought we only supported the latest release of packages anyway, and
> AFAIK openssh is the only package outside of X11 that calls xauth. But
> I hear what you're saying and keep it in mind if the issue is raised.
> > Ultimately it's your decision of course.
> Once I dug further into the matter, I found that it doesn't help all
> that much anyway unless I revert a change in XWin. At least this will
> make it possible, and not give people misleading warnings.
>  http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin-xfree/2008-11/msg00154.html
Duly noted. As I said, it's your decision.
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