[PATCH] sshd unable to restart

Darren Tucker dtucker at zip.com.au
Fri May 30 01:01:08 EST 2003

Dag-Erling Smorgrav wrote:
> Darren Tucker <dtucker at zip.com.au> writes:
> > It's in OpenSSH Portable only.  OpenBSD has setproctitle() so does not
> > need to clobber argv.
> Hmm.  In that case, I don't see why the bug affects FreeBSD, since we
> also have setproctitle().  Must be something wrong with my config.h.

	Currently Portable's sshd copies argv on all platforms regardless of
whether it has setproctitle or not, just in case argv gets clobbered
later.  I guess you could have the following, which might be marginally

	saved_argc = ac;
	saved_argv = av;

	/* Save argv. Duplicate so setproctitle emulation doesn't clobber it */
	/* Prepare for later setproctitle emulation */
	compat_init_setproctitle(ac, av);

	OpenBSD's sshd doesn't have to deal with the argv clobbering case at
all, so doesn't have the problem code.

Darren Tucker (dtucker at zip.com.au)
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