xfce4-session warning about an unresolvable local hostname

Benedikt Meurer benedikt.meurer at googlemail.com
Mon Jul 25 08:31:44 CEST 2011

On Jul 25, 2011, at 00:49 , Guido Berhoerster wrote:

>>> It contains the (unresolvable) hostname, libICE (via libxtrans)
>>> determines it through gethostname().
>>> gber at linux-4kta:~> printenv SESSION_MANAGER
>>> local/linux-4kta.site:@/tmp/.ICE-unix/4679,unix/linux-4kta.site:/tmp/.ICE-unix/4679,inet6/linux-4kta.site:35570,inet/linux-4kta.site:42074
>> Ah well, so the warning is right, session clients will not be
>> able to resolve that name. This is not so much of a problem as
>> long as the local or unix transports work, but it will fail as
>> soon as the inet6 or inet transports are used.
> True, but as long as only local transports are enabled the
> check can be disabled, right?

Should be safe, yes.


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