strange behaviour with ssh / stdin

Darren Tucker dtucker at
Wed Oct 15 21:53:05 EST 2003

Darren Tucker wrote:
> Roumen Petrov wrote:
> >
> > Might is linux kernel(?), not ssh(!) problem.
> Quite possibly.  Laurent has opened a kernel Bugzilla bug:

Hmm, they closed it because it was a vendor kernel.  I've reproduced it
with 2.6.0-test7, made a tiny test case and and opened a new bug (can't
reopen old ones):

Looking at the code in session.c, since it seems to work with the
descriptors are pipe, try adding "#define USE_PIPES 1" to config.h,
recompile and retest.

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