Patch to pass file descriptors

Robert Collins
Sat Jun 29 01:59:00 GMT 2002

----- Original Message -----
From: "Corinna Vinschen" <>
To: <>
Sent: Saturday, June 29, 2002 5:36 PM
Subject: Re: Patch to pass file descriptors

> On Fri, Jun 28, 2002 at 09:07:42PM +1000, Robert Collins wrote:
> > Chris/Corinna, why do you want to avoid *new* functionality (especially
> > with security complications) using the cygserver?
> Basically, I don't like that sshd might depend on a running cygserver.
> If the implementation only works with a server process as for SysV shared
> memory, that's ok.  But if it's possible to get that working w/o the
> cygserver, I'd prefer that.

Ahh, well what about doing both, like we do with the tty handle passing
code. A secure version for when cygserver is running, and the insecure
version for when cygserver isn't running.


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