PuTTY bug x11-default-screen

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summary: PuTTY doesn't pass on the screen number in X11 forwarding
class: bug: This is clearly an actual problem we want fixed.
difficulty: fun: Just needs tuits, and not many of them.
priority: medium: This should be fixed one day.
present-in: 2002-12-31
fixed-in: 2003-01-03 (0.54) (0.55) (0.56) (0.57) (0.58) (0.59) (0.60)

When requesting X11 forwarding from an SSH server, PuTTY currently always requests a default screen number of 0. This is less than optimal for users of multiple-screen X servers, who might prefer a different default. PuTTY should probably pull the screen number off the end of cfg.x11_display and use that.

SGT, 2003-01-02: I think I've fixed this now.

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(last revision of this bug record was at 2004-11-16 15:27:00 +0000)