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hardcopy from x remote screen
Date: Fri, 14 Aug 92 11:09:05 -0600
From: email@example.com (David R. Strip)
If i hardcopy a file from an x remote screen, where the file is on a host
other than the lispm, I get a request for a password, which is ok, but
the request can only be brought forward with FUNCTION-0-s on the
real console, which is not ok, or at least not convenient.
Is this occurring because someone is logged in on the console? or is there some
other change I need to make?
It's occurring because the login is occurring in the background process
that is spawned by Hardcopy File. While a process in a window knows to pop
up windows on the same screen as itself, background processes are always
associated with the main screen.
At the LUV-92 Conference, Symbolics announced that 8.3 (coming out next
year) will have significant improvements in X windows. Maybe they'll be
addressing this kind of stuff.