[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: checking for ssh-agent in pcl-cvs

From: Stephen Leake
Subject: Re: checking for ssh-agent in pcl-cvs
Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2002 17:58:12 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.1

Stefan Monnier <monnier+lists/cvs/address@hidden> writes:

> > I use cvs over ssh under ssh-agent for some of my repositories, and I
> > sometimes try to start cvs-examine without first starting emacs under
> > ssh-agent, which just hangs forever. This is a patch that checks for
> > ssh-agent first, if necessary.
> Thank you.  In what kind of circumstance exactly does it hang ?

If I have not started Emacs under ssh-agent, or if I have not done

> Is it under W32 or X or a tty ? 

W32 and X. Well, under Windows NT and Linux, ssh eventually times out
and I get a "broken pipe from server" or some such error message.

Under Win95 and Win98, it just hangs forever; I have to reboot to get
things fully cleaned up. Hence I finally got motivated to do this fix.

> What does the " *cvs-tmp*" buffer contain at that point ? 

I haven't checked. 

> And only ssh hangs, right ? Not Emacs ?

Right, just ssh and the cvs process waiting for it. Emacs is ok.

-- Stephe

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]