protocol specific name and address resolver
The nameserver program is invoked by the
xdaemon process to provide protocol-specific information.
AT&T X clients are
written using a TLI interface so that they are network independent.
To establish a network connection, the X client makes a
request of the xdaemon process which then
fork's and exec's the
appropriate nameserver process for that protocol
(as listed in the
file /usr/X/lib/Xconnections) to provide the X client with the
This way neither the X client nor the xdaemon
process need know anything about their physical networks.
Currently SCO only provides support for the TCP/IP protocol.
nameserver is conformant with:
iBCS2 X clients
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SCO OpenServer Release 5.0.7 -- 11 February 2003