[PATCH] os: Don't listen to 'tcp' or 'unix' by default. Add '-listen' option.

Keith Packard keithp at keithp.com
Sat Sep 13 09:51:55 PDT 2014

Mark Kettenis <mark.kettenis at xs4all.nl> writes:

> Just looked at OpenSSH, and it doesn't use the xtrans code to connect
> to the server when doing X11 forwarding, but has its own
> implementation instead.  This implementation only supports "unix" and
> "tcp" and has no support for abstract sockets.  So I don't think you
> want to disable unix listen ports by default even on Linux.

At least not until we see OpenSSH get fixed and that become fairly
widespread. Sounds like we should make it a configuration option and
leave it disabled for now. Distributions with fixed SSH implementations
could enable it later on.

keith.packard at intel.com
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