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Re: TTY and sshpass
On Feb 11 12:18, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 11, 2012 at 11:24:30AM +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >On Feb 10 18:03, Sylvain Archenault wrote:
> >> > On 2/9/2012 7:46 PM, Sylvain Archenault wrote:
> >> > I've been using sshpass (http://sourceforge.net/projects/sshpass/) for a
> >> > while and it stopped working after I updated cygwin to the last version
> >> > 1.7.10-1 (was wokring with 1.7.9).
> >> [...]
> >> I'm going to contact sshpass author.
> >Apart from the fact that sshpass is a very dangerous package for your
> >security, and that you should prefer using public keys over using
> >sshpass, this seems to be not exactly a sshpass problem. Rather it's a
> >change in the 1.7.10 Cygwin DLL which triggers this behaviour.
> >As a temporary workaround, try this patch to sshpass:
> >--- main.c.orig 2012-02-11 11:22:44.563278057 +0100
> >+++ main.c 2012-02-11 11:16:26.220409437 +0100
> >@@ -265,7 +265,8 @@ int runprogram( int argc, char *argv )
> > setsid();
> > // This line makes the ptty our controlling tty. We do not otherwise need it open
> > slavept=open(name, O_RDWR );
> >- close( slavept );
> >+ //close( slavept );
> >+ open ("/dev/tty", O_RDWR);
> > close( masterpt );
> FWIW, as I mentioned in private email, your patch "doesn't work for me".
Uh ok. Somehow I missed the fact that you had my workaorund applied
as well. Strange that it works for me.
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