AuthorizedKeysCommand size issue?

Scott Neugroschl scott_n at
Thu Apr 17 01:22:10 EST 2014

I'm assuming 141 is SIGPIPE (128 indicating signal + SIGPIPE).

I'm guessing cat dies because nonblack on the pipe?  And once cat dies, curl dies with SIGPIPE.

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From: openssh-unix-dev [ at] On Behalf Of Christian Weisgerber
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Subject: Re: AuthorizedKeysCommand size issue?

On 2014-04-16, Dag-Erling Smørgrav <des at> wrote:

> Does the shell report signal + 128 when a process is killed by a signal?

Of course it does.  It's been like this since (at least) the V7 Bourne shell.

> That's unfortunate, as 141 is a perfectly valid exit code (0 - 255).

Don't use exit codes >127.

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