[Xquartz-dev] 2.3.0-rc4

Jeremy Huddleston jeremyhu at apple.com
Sun Jun 15 08:23:57 PDT 2008

On Jun 15, 2008, at 01:45, Martin Costabel wrote:

> Jamie Kennea wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I'm having a problem. I had to quit Xquartz, due to not being able to
>> resolve stuck Caps Lock key issues. Now I can't restart it, or at
>> least, it restarts if I click on the X11 icon, but any attempt to  
>> open
>> an xterm results in the error:
>> Xlib: connection to "/tmp/launch-cQnghr/:0" refused by server
>> Xlib: Invalid MIT-MAGIC-COOKIE-1 key
>> xterm Xt error: Can't open display: /tmp/launch-cQnghr/:0
> This sounds similar to what I observe with 2.3.0-rc4:
> The automatic startup of X11 does no longer work.
> If I start an X11 client while X11 is not running, the X server starts
> up, but the client does not start. Instead, I get a message

I am not observing this.  With X11 not running, running xterm from  
Terminal.app causes the xterm to run fine even with authenticated  
connections.  Can you please try to debug this a bit more or provide  
additional information that will help narrow this down?

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