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Controlling X Windows Displays, X Protocol?

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The Question is:

Is it possible to display multiple remote displays from the output of a single
 application at a dcl level.
ex. set display/cre/node=node1,node2
(I am aware this command will not accept multiple node params)

The Answer is :

  The OpenVMS Wizard will assume you seek a means to replicate the
  X Windows client output intended for a single X Windows server
  display onto multiple X Windows server displays.
  The SET DISPLAY command defines the default X Windows display;
  the X Windows server that will be responsible.  An X Windows
  client application can open displays, possibly on multiple X
  Windows servers, however, that will require the application to
  be explicitly written for the purpose.
  This task can also be provided with a custom X Windows server.
  All it need do is capture the stream of X protocol packets,
  duplicate and redirect them to target X servers.  Somewhat like
  the Unix tee utility, though for X packet traffic.  The standard
  X Windows utility for similar purposes is xliddy, and xliddy could
  form the basis of such a program.  Please see DECW$EXAMPLES: for
  information.  Also please see the X Windows Virtual Frame Buffer
  that is available on the OpenVMS Freeware for information on
  direct access into a simulated frame buffer.

answer written or last revised on ( 5-MAY-2003 )

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