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Request for a unix shellscript and lispm server to start up remote X screens?
Date: Tue, 12 Jun 90 13:15 CDT
From: email@example.com (Donald H. Mitchell)
Date: Tue, 12 Jun 90 11:44 EDT
From: barmar@Think.COM (Barry Margolin)
Note that the UNIX-REXEC server uses the same criteria as the EVAL
server: the client host must be trusted, and the Lispm must either be
logged out or have called NET:EVAL-SERVER-ON.
I can't find any documentation on NET:EVAL-SERVER-ON (not in DocEx index).
What does it do? How does it relate to NET:REMOTE-LOGIN-ON? Is it supported
(it is exported from net)?
EVAL-SERVER-ON is similar to REMOTE-LOGIN-ON, and I don't know why two
separate functions were implemented. REMOTE-LOGIN-ON is checked for
interactive remote login sessions, while EVAL-SERVER-ON is checked for
one-shot evaluation servers. Distinguishing them is kind of silly,
since there's nothing you can do with one that you can't do with the
I suspect that EVAL-SERVER-ON isn't documented because the EVAL server
itself isn't documented, nor is there any built-in client for the EVAL