[PATCH] Added Null packet keepalive option

Markus Friedl Markus.Friedl at informatik.uni-erlangen.de
Thu Mar 15 08:48:23 EST 2001

On Wed, Mar 14, 2001 at 09:44:10PM +0000, Chris Lightfoot wrote:
> I guess the choice here is between conforming to
> standards and breaking old software, or ignoring
> the standards and using something which seems to
> work. I haven't noticed _MSG_NONE causing
> problems with any of the servers I use, but I am
> not going to argue that it is the Right Thing To
> Use(TM).

have you tried to send an empty ignore message to the buggy servers?
sending MSG_NONE relies on another implementation bug, and this should
be fixed in OpenSSH asap.

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