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Re: CVS over SSH hangs

From: Richard E. Silverman
Subject: Re: CVS over SSH hangs
Date: 09 May 2002 16:47:05 -0400
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>>>>> "DM" == Dimitri Maziuk <address@hidden> writes:

    DM> I bet it's a "feature" of OpenSSH where it won't close the
    DM> connection if remote program didn't close stdout(in,err) on
    DM> exit. That may be caused by a bug in the program, C library,
    DM> compiler, or OS kernel, but 12 times out of 10 it *is* a bug.  I
    DM> dunno what OpenSSH folks are smoking...

It is not a bug, and you misunderstand the issue.  The behavior of a
process on the remote side on exit is immaterial; the question is whether
there are processes left *running* and holding the fd's open while sshd
waits for eof.  See

  Richard Silverman

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