[PATCH:xorg-docs 3/4] X.man: document protocol/ syntax in display string
Jeremy Huddleston Sequoia
jeremyhu at apple.com
Wed Oct 28 07:46:09 PDT 2015
Should we also mention the extension that was added for launchd support where we DISPLAY=<absolute path to socket>[.<screen number>]
> On Oct 27, 2015, at 19:45, Alan Coopersmith <alan.coopersmith at oracle.com> wrote:
> See http://www.x.org/releases/X11R7.7/doc/libX11/libX11/libX11.html#Opening_the_Display
> Signed-off-by: Alan Coopersmith <alan.coopersmith at oracle.com>
> man/X.man | 25 ++++++++++++++++++++++---
> 1 file changed, 22 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
> diff --git a/man/X.man b/man/X.man
> index d07e69e..a4f4614 100644
> --- a/man/X.man
> +++ b/man/X.man
> @@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
> -.\" t
> +'\" t
> .\" Copyright (c) 1994, 2004 The Open Group
> .\" Copyright \(co 2000 The XFree86 Project, Inc.
> @@ -165,15 +165,34 @@ form:
> This information is used by the application to determine how it should
> connect to the server and which screen it should use by default
> (on displays with multiple monitors):
> .TP 8
> +.I protocol
> +The \fIprotocol\fP specifies the protocol to use for communication.
> +Exactly which protocols are supported is platform dependent, but most
> +commonly supported ones are:
> +l l.
> +tcp TCP over IPv4 or IPv6
> +inet TCP over IPv4 only
> +inet6 TCP over IPv6 only
> +unix UNIX Domain Sockets (same host only)
> +local Platform preferred local connection method
> +If the protocol is not specified, Xlib uses whatever it believes is the
> +most efficient transport.
> +.TP 8
> .I hostname
> The \fIhostname\fP specifies the name of the machine to which the display is
> -physically connected. If the hostname is not given, the most efficient way of
> -communicating to a server on the same machine will be used.
> +physically connected. If the hostname is not given, a connection to a server
> +on the same machine will be used.
> .TP 8
> .I displaynumber
> The phrase "display" is usually used to refer to a collection of monitors that
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