idea: vncd

Hugo van der Kooij hvdkooij "at" caiw.nl
Thu, 12 Mar 1998 16:37:16 +0000


On Wed, 11 Mar 1998, Ryan Kirkpatrick wrote:

> On Tue, 10 Mar 1998, Hugo van der Kooij wrote:
> 
> > Sounds nice but there is a catch. How do you handle multiple instances?
> > How can you distinguish between these various Xservers from the X client
> > point of view? Apart from that one could make a script to handle this if
> > you are willing to give up multple versions of Xvnc.
> 
> 	Why should you be restricted to a single session of Xvnc? Use one
> "server" port that all requests for a vnc session come in on. A child
> daemon is then spawned off to handle each request, relocating to another
> port as needed. This should not be all that hard, probably could be
> handled by another program all together on the server side, with a few
> slight modifications (adding an option to support this) on the client
> side. 

For multiple ports to work you need to change the code. For a single port
solution one could try to fix the lot with some scripts and so.

Hugo.

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