hang on exit - bug or no bug?

Nicolas Williams Nicolas.Williams at ubsw.com
Sat Oct 6 04:25:27 EST 2001

On Fri, Oct 05, 2001 at 10:55:10AM -0500, mouring at etoh.eviladmin.org wrote:
> On Fri, 5 Oct 2001, Markus Friedl wrote:
> >
> > perhaps it's acceptable to discard data for sessions with ttys,
> > but i'm not sure yet.
> >
> > session.c:session_exit_message()
> >
> >         if (c->ostate != CHAN_OUTPUT_CLOSED)
> > 		chan_write_failed(c);
> > +	if (s->ttyfd != -1 && option.discard && c->istate == CHAN_INPUT_OPEN)
> > +		chan_read_failed(c);
> >         s->chanid = -1;
> >
> > should help.
> >
> I assume this is part of a bigger patch  where 'option.discard' exists.
> One may suggestion only activing this code for slogin only.  That way it
> would mirror rsh/rlogin.

That seems quite reasonable. And make it a named option too...

> - Ben


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