How do I find my own IP address?
Fri Jan 23 09:44:04 CET 2004
I can't remember if this is the right thread :-)
I couldn't connect with ex11 to the X server, and I think I found the cause. If
$DISPLAY refers to localhost or 127.0.0.1, then ex11 first resolves the local
host name, which is then used to look for a cookie.
This means that it isn't enough to have a xauth cookie for localhost:0 or
127.0.0.1:0, but it needs one for "inet:gethostname()":0. Which isn't quite
proper, I think.
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