hanging on logout, can't background client

Markus Friedl markus at openbsd.org
Thu Oct 25 01:42:22 EST 2001

On Wed, Oct 24, 2001 at 11:11:47AM -0400, Ed Phillips wrote:
> Right... but what you get currently when you do that is an abandoned ssh
> on the client (and an abandoned sshd on the server) that you have to go
> find and kill later.  I've been running things like this without "-f" or
> "-n" so that I can avoid losing track of the processes that need to be
> killed, at the expense of having an extra xterm running on the client.

no, the ssh dies when the xterm dies. don't use -n, use -f.

i cannot reproduce thist you claim.

please make sure you use the latest openssh snapshot
(see www.openssh.com/portable.html).

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