hang on exit

Markus Friedl openssh at openbsd.org
Fri Feb 15 11:15:47 EST 2002

On Wed, Feb 13, 2002 at 03:29:32PM -0800, Michael wrote:
> Loosing data is much preferable to having the clients/users broken or 
> inappropriately coded process screw up the host server.

I don't think many people are happy if ssh discards data, but
we had this before.

> The argument is really one about "perfect" solutions, not what works. 
> Lets get back to the real world and produce code that works as it is 
> expected to, not what would be great in a lab or test environment. 

Well, in the real world ssh is used to tranfer information
not to discard information.

> It's not necessary for the default behavior to throw away data, but 
> it would be nice to have the choice and the ability to keep the 
> host platform free of zombie sshd's from brain dead users.

Is it really SSH's job to fix broken scripts?

> BTW, the linux box is still sitting there if you want to test your 
> code there.

I don't have time for testing my own diffs on you linux box, sorry.
Why don't you?

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