Really odd bug: sshd process exits but ssh process does not.

Markus Friedl markus at
Fri Feb 22 21:48:34 EST 2002

On Mon, Feb 18, 2002 at 08:12:30AM -0500, Greg Wooledge wrote:
> In this particular
> detail, I'd personally prefer ssh to work as I expect it to, rather
> than as rsh works.

ssh cannot read your mind, so it does not know what you expect it to do.

OpenSSH's sshd tries to avoid data loss. Avoiding data
loss is more important than building workarounds for broken
backgrounded processes.

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