[Fwd: ForwardX11Trusted]

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Tue Mar 9 16:05:00 GMT 2004


----- Forwarded message from Colin Watson -----
> Date: Tue, 9 Mar 2004 15:44:20 +0000
> From: Colin Watson
> Subject: ForwardX11Trusted
> To: openssh-unix-dev PLAM mindrot DONG org
> Since packaging OpenSSH 3.8p1 for Debian, I've got a flood of bug
> reports and confusion about the new untrusted X client configuration.
> At least part of this seems to be the short (2 minutes!) timeout on the
> cookie, so that if you're impatient like me and open a connection to a
> machine that takes a little while to do the key exchange, go off and do
> something in another window in the meantime, and then come back when
> it's finished, you may well find that the untrusted cookie's expired in
> the meantime. This seems a bit excessive.
> Would anyone think I was crazy for defaulting to ForwardX11Trusted in
> our OpenSSH package for a while until this becomes more mature? At least
> then we don't regress.
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So, other OSes have problems with ForwardX11Trusted as well :-|


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