What does xfsm-dns.c do ?

Benedikt Meurer benedikt.meurer at unix-ag.uni-siegen.de
Sun Mar 13 15:23:24 CET 2005

Jon Drews wrote:
> FreeBSD 5.3-STABLE #0: Mon Jan 31 04:37:33 MST 2005
> xorg-6.8.1
> xfce-4.2.0
> installed from ports w/ gcc version 3.4.2 [FreeBSD] 20040728
> Hi:
>  when I am downloading files, I notice that the Xterm opens very
> slowly. Could the cause of the slow opening of the Xterms be due to
> the xfsm-dns.c function? What is xfsm-dns.c supposed to do? Is it some
> kind of authentication?

xfsm-dns.c contains safety checks that are executed on session start.

The problem is Xterm itself - the client part of libICE, to be exact. 
Did you disable "Manage remote applications" in Settings -> Session and 
Startup -> Advanced? (xfce4-session needs to be restarted afterwards)

>                               Kind regards,
>                               Jon


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