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Re: Bug: ssh-agent "fork"/spawn/createprocess becomes codependent on the window/process that ran it.
Replacing cygwin1.dll with latest (Feb7,2012) snapshot version fixed problem.
On 2/8/2012 1:23 AM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Feb 6 19:30, Sponge Bob wrote:
>> Rolling back the "cygwin" package from 1.7.10-1 to 1.7.9-1 makes problem go away.
>> On 2/6/2012 4:02 PM, Sponge Bob wrote:
>>> Just updated to latest CYGWIN in Windows XP. After running ssh-agent, the command prompt
>>> window that it ran in will hang on "exit". If the window is forcibly killed, it will
>>> take the ssh-agent down with it. If the ssh-agent is forcibly killed, the "exiting"
>>> window will close. Previous versions of ssh-agent in cygwin turned into a background
>>> process. Don't know if this is a ssh-agent problem or a generic forking problem.
> Thanks for the report. Please check if the latest snapshot from
> http://cygwin.com/snapshots/ fixes the problem for you.
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