ssh-1.2.2 freeze under Linux

Damien Miller djm at
Tue Feb 1 23:17:23 EST 2000

On Sat, 29 Jan 2000, Craig J Copi wrote:

> After compiling and installing ssh-1.2.2 at home whenever I try to ssh
> to a host ssh freezes and never actually tries to establish a 
> connection.  Actually it depends on whether I'm dialed in or not
> (it has to do with dns lookups, I'm not sure exactly what it is
> doing).  The problem seems to be caused by getaddrinfo in ssh.c,
> line 511.  If I strace the process it keeps trying to connect to my 
> dns server to resolve the name.  If I use the full host name (or
> if I'm dialed in) it claims 
> Secure connection to refused.
> However, no connection attempt is logged on the remote machine.

Try the --with-ipv4-default option.


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