SSH -R problem

Corinna Vinschen
Tue Apr 30 05:20:00 GMT 2002

On Tue, Apr 30, 2002 at 07:32:23AM -0400, Pierre A. Humblet wrote:
> 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.

That makes sense... but doesn't that again break something else?


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