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Opened 4 years ago

Closed 4 years ago

Last modified 16 months ago

#2031 closed enhancement (fixed)

Call screens only using numbers

Reported by: stdedos Owned by: Antoine Martin
Priority: trivial Milestone: 2.5
Component: server Version: 2.4.x
Keywords: Cc:


Is there some reasoning (except "legacy") that screens cannot be called by number only?

Could, for example

$ xpra info 7
xpra initialization error:
 unknown format for display name: 7

work, instead of fail? (assume active ':7' display)

Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 4 years ago by Antoine Martin

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

Try r20967 or later.

I'm really not keen on this sort of fuzzy matching which can lead to unexpected results and subtle regressions.
If this causes any problems, I'll remove it.

comment:2 Changed 16 months ago by migration script

this ticket has been moved to: https://github.com/Xpra-org/xpra/issues/2031

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