"Xtee"

Pat pat "at" pat.net
Mon, 30 Mar 1998 01:09:24 +0000


On Sun, Mar 29, 1998 at 08:14:00AM -0500, Dr. Joel M. Hoffman wrote:
> 
> So my second thought is this: Is an X program like the unix "tee," but
> bidiretional, feasable?  That is, how hard would it be to make a dummy
> X server that just multiplexes two other X servers, sending all the
> I/O from one to the other and vice versa.  Then it would be possible
> to run XFree86 and Xvnc on the same desktop.  Would this work?  Is it
> hard?

There's something called "xmon" that acts as a proxy X server and lets
you do debugging on the X protocol...  I believe it's free software. 

That would probably be a good starting place.

If you can't find it I'll try to dig up a reference.


Pat