Two patches for OpenSSH 3.1p1

Jos Backus josb at
Wed Mar 27 08:52:16 EST 2002

On Tue, Mar 26, 2002 at 10:21:31PM +0100, Peter Eriksson wrote:
> It is *not* sufficent to just use the "-D" (no daemon) flag since that
> doesn't correctly handle log file output, closing of stdin/stdout/stderr
> or the setsid() call to drop the controlling TTY.

Note that when running sshd under a process controller such as AIX's SRC or
djb's daemontools you don't want any of these to happen, so the use of the
word ``correctly'' is not entirely appropriate here. ``-D'' does fullfil its
intended purpose.

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