scp and .bashrc

Paul Wouters paul at
Thu Mar 23 07:53:00 EST 2000

Between two Linux/x86 servers, running RedHat 6.1 and openssh-1.2.2p1-1 I
found that "scp" fails with a :

Write failed flushing stdout buffer.
write stdout: Broken pipe

if your .bashrc file generates any output (eg my todo list :)

"Artificial realms such as mathematics and theology are carefully built to
 be free of interesting inconsistency. But love is beautiful in its lack
 of logical restraint"
                               --- The Voltaire Sim, FF, Gregory Benford

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