ssh/sshd go off in limbo-land after closing remote session (v2.9.9p2)

Lutz Jaenicke Lutz.Jaenicke at aet.TU-Cottbus.DE
Wed Oct 24 02:34:22 EST 2001

On Tue, Oct 23, 2001 at 12:18:40PM -0400, Ed Phillips wrote:
> When I run a remote xterm, the ssh hangs even after I quit the xterm.
> Below is the output for the following sequence:
> client> ssh -v -v -v dazel xterm
> xterm> exit
> client> ^C
> The outcome is always the same - the ssh doesn't exit with I quit the
> xterm... I have to hit CTRL-C on the client side.
> polycut:~> ssh -v -v -v dazel xterm
> OpenSSH_2.9p2, SSH protocols 1.5/2.0, OpenSSL 0x0090601f

There was a client side change with respect to hanging SSH connections after
agent forwarding. The same change was made for X11 forwarding.
Please make sure to run your tests with 2.9.9 or current CVS!

Best regards,
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