Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 155919
emacs background-color is not set correctly
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:04 EST
Description of problem:
When displaying emacs from redhat 9 to a FedoraCore 3 machine, the background
color is not displayed correctly. The background color changes from gray to
white. If the .emacs file is run on a rh9 or a fc3 machine it works correctly.
This only occurs if emacs is running on a redhat9 machine and the display is
sent to a fedora core 3 machine using ssh.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
rh9 : emacs 21.2.1
Use this .emacs file.
(add-to-list 'default-frame-alist '(background-color . "gray"))
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Login to a FC3 machine (X11 running on the machine)
2. ssh to a rh9 machine, X11 port forwarding enabled. (-X)
3. emacs .emacs
The emacs background should be gray. In fact, all frames should be gray. But,
the background is white. If the same .emacs is run locally rh9/fc3 X11
display, it works correctly, all frames are background gray.
The frames are gray.
Created attachment 113647 [details]
And this is not a RHL9 emacs bug? It works ok from FC2 say, you mean? :)
What happens if you ssh to the local fc3 box?
I just tested this, and I can't reproduce the problem here.