Jeff Abrahamson on Wed, 23 Jul 2003 11:21:06 -0400

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[PLUG] given a display, find a host

I have a program that knows that it's window is displayed on
$DISPLAY. It would really like to know what host it is displayed on. I
wonder if this is possible.

Before you suggest grabbing the part before the colon, note that this
is all through ssh, so DISPLAY typically equals something like

In fact, this is happening in emacs, but a non-emacs solution can
still be made to work.


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