Defect: OpenSSH hangs on logout

Greg Wooledge wooledg at
Fri Jun 8 22:22:25 EST 2001

On Thu, Jun 07, 2001 at 11:42:27AM -0700, Kevin Steves wrote:

>  stevesk  1611  1609  9 11:33:29 ?         0:00 <defunct>
>     root  1609   912  0 11:33:28 ?         0:00 sshd: stevesk at 1
> the server was blocked in select() when the SIGCHLD was received, and it
> was restarted, where it is blocked waiting for input.  if you enter one
> character it will return and process the sigchld hander flag.

Ah!  Yes, I've seen that one too -- but I didn't consider it a serious
bug because all I have to do is press Enter to get my prompt back.

Unfortunately, I don't know of any way to reproduce that one consistently.
(And naturally, when I want to test it, I can't make it show up....)

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