SSH -R problem

Pierre A. Humblet
Tue Apr 30 04:33:00 GMT 2002

At 10:32 AM 4/30/2002 +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>> Of course we are then exposed to the issue that Cygwin was trying
>> to fix by setting linger to On, i.e. the case of a process 
>> exiting just after the close(). Fortunately sockets are usually 
>...why cant we keep that, i. e.
>   If the socket is non blocking
>     then make it blocking
>    set linger to On, as done currently

because in the case of a server handling many connections at once
(ssh or sshd, among others) you don't want to block the whole operation 
when closing one socket.


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