Problem with X forwarding by openssh-3.8p1
Tue Apr 13 23:36:00 GMT 2004

I have installed the lastest X11 binaries, including xorg-x11-xwin,
together with openssh-3.8p1. The rest of my cygwin installation is also
up-to-date, including cygwin1.dll version 1.5.9-1. I use startxwin.bat to start
XWin using -multiwindow -clipboard. I login to a remote Linux server using ssh
-X and start a Matlab session. The Matlab flash screen comes up, but when the
flash screen disappears, there is only a menu bar located at the top left
corner of the screen. If I choose maximize, the Matlab command window comes up
but I am not able to type in any commands. If I downgrade to 
openssh-3.7.1p2-2, the problem disappears. The sshd_config file is identical in
both cases.

There are other problems with X forwarding under openssh-3.8p1, but since I am
now using openssh-3.7.1p2-2, I cannot reproduce the error messages. I don't
whether this is considered an openssh-3.8p1 problem or a X server problem, but
there appears to be some incompatibility issue here.

Raymond Kwong

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