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SubjectRe: [TEST FIX] Re: SSH Hangs in 2.5.59 and 2.5.55 but not 2.4.x,
On 4 Feb 2003, Tony Gale wrote:

> On Mon, 2003-02-03 at 21:04, Bill Davidsen wrote:
> >
> > That is a problem with processes left running. I do not forward
> > connections, I do not forward X, I do not (in normal practice) leave
> > anything running. A typical thing to do is to go to each machine in a
> > cluster and look for a user activity:
> > grep "user" log/stats.readers
> > exit
> > nothing more. And every once in a while that hangs after executing the
> > logout sequence. With the patch it hasn't to date.
> >
> > That doesn't mean it's a fix, I don't see it every day, I just haven't
> > seen it in a few days since I put in the patch.
> The ssh hang on exit "problem" is a policy of the ssh coders. It'll
> happen when you have a background job still running when you exit, which
> is still connected to the terminal.

Please go back and reread either of my comments on the topic, I think I've
made it clear that I have no background jobs, no forwarded ports, and no
forwarded X. The existance of a problem in one area doesn't mean that
nothing else is allow to cause bad behaviour.

> As I said, it's an ssh policy issue (which many people disagree with)
> and not a bug.

bill davidsen <>
CTO, TMR Associates, Inc
Doing interesting things with little computers since 1979.
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