WINDOWPATH environment variable?
samuel.thibault at ens-lyon.org
Mon Dec 5 04:37:01 PST 2005
Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) wrote:
> Samuel Thibault, le Mon 05 Dec 2005 12:09:24 +0100, a écrit :
> > Samuel Thibault, le Mon 05 Dec 2005 12:02:20 +0100, a écrit :
> > > That won't solve the "detaching" capability of screen/VNC, but the more
> > > general (and difficult) solution that I proposed will solve this on the
> > > long run.
> > (I mean, the solution based on a relaying extension)
> but how does the braileserver per display know what vt it is on?
In this solution, the relay would be an module of the X server itself,
which would hence be able to add the vt number on the fly.
> x doesnt present this info last i checked.
Well, it does through the XFree86VT root property, but it's more a hack
than a feature, we shouldn't rely on that, indeed. (Though it is handy
for the already-working basic braille focus handling that people are
> also we have a problem of remote apps being able to display on the
> local braille terminal as well.
The X server relaying module would set its own braille server and define
some environment variable for applications to connect to it instead of
the "root" braille server. Then ssh can forward connections to that port
and the WINDOWID variable.
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