RFE: idle timeout/auto-daemonize combo

Wout Mertens wmertens at cisco.com
Tue Jul 10 22:23:01 EST 2007


On Jul 9, 2007, at 10:24 PM, Wout Mertens wrote:

> Well I patched a 4.6p1 without rejects and it compiled fine. One  
> thing I notice is that it enables controlpersist by default. You  
> don't initialize control_persist in readconf.c, is that not necessary?
> Another thing I noticed is that I can't specify the controlpersist  
> value on the command line, it probably only parses the one in  
> config files. I'm not totally up to speed with the code yet, so I  
> don't know why that is.
>> At some point when I have a little more time, I'll adjust my
>> ControlPersist patch to close stdin/stdout/stderr. I keep finding  
>> that
>> cvs waits for ssh to finish, and when I log out of ssh sessions I've
>> started a dæmon from, they hang too.
> Why don't you replace the daemonizing bit with a call to daemon 
> (0,0)? I did that and it seems to work just fine, and it behaves  
> better cross-platform to boot.

I attached a new patch to https://bugzilla.mindrot.org/show_bug.cgi? 
id=1330 that incorporates these changes.

Works great so far!


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