Re: [BUG] ? mc hangs when $DISPLAY set

> On Tue, May 02, 2006 at 11:25:41PM +0200, Enrico Weigelt wrote:
> > What exactly is this X connection for ?
> > 
> for tracking keyboard modifiers ... fun, isn't it?

Well, do you know any other way to achieve the same ?

> i think mc should only connect to $DISPLAY if $WINDOWID is also set,
> meaning it was started from within an xterm (many, if not all term
> emulators set this env var).

The reason for the problem that Enrico is experiencing is most likely to be
due to DISPLAY being incorrectly set on the remote machine. What you suggest
might help in this case but it what will happen with forwarded X connections

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