May 26, 2018

Simple X Protocol Compressor

The Simple X Protocol Compressor

This program provides compression of the X protocol stream. It is intended to be used to improve the performance of X applications over a slow internet connection. e.g. slip,cslip. or term It assumes a Unix operating system at both ends of the link. Transferring large bitmaps or images through sxpc may be slower than not using it. The algorithms used are geared primarily for the data exchanged during interactive use where the same data may be sent several times with only small changes. e.g. editing

WARNING WARNING DANGER DANGER If you use this program use xauth to provide SECURITY, since host-based security will be BYPASSED. See README.xauth in the work sub-directory.