Call for testing: OpenSSH-5.9

Darren Tucker dtucker at
Mon Aug 29 15:43:49 EST 2011

On Sun, Aug 28, 2011 at 9:48 PM, Darren Tucker <dtucker at> wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 28, 2011 at 9:18 PM, Darren Tucker <dtucker at> wrote:
>  [...]
>> I trussed an sshd (on Solaris 10 x86) and the failure seems to be polling FDs:
> confirmed: it's poll.  Still not sure what to do about it, it's used
> in atomicio.

... and on Solaris, select() is a wrapper around poll(), so even if we
do get rid of the poll calls in atomicio and fall back to busy-waiting
on EAGAIN, it still doesn't help.

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