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Re: Blocking DNS lookup on MC startup

Subject: Re: Blocking DNS lookup on MC startup
From: Pavel Roskin
Date: Fri, 26 May 2006 23:27:07 -0400

On Fri, 2006-05-26 at 19:03 +0200, [email protected] wrote:
> Why this annoying lookup? Is there a way to avoid it?

I believe mc is trying to contact the X server.  The goal it to
distinguish some keys that the terminal may not distinguish, such as
PageUp and Ctrl-PageUp.

If you have a slow or non-functional connection to the X server, just
unset DISPLAY.

This is FAQ, question 9.2.

Pavel Roskin

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