[Fwd: 1.5.11-1: sftp performance problem]
Sun Sep 12 14:08:00 GMT 2004
On Sep 11 13:24, Bob Byrnes wrote:
> On Sep 11, 3:02pm, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> -- Subject: Re: [Fwd: 1.5.11-1: sftp performance problem]
> > http://cygwin.com/acronyms/#PCYMTNQREAIYR
> Sorry ... done.
> > | One really annoying consequence of socketpairs for sshd is that
> > | Windows-native (i.e. non-Cygwin) programs don't know how to write
> > | directly to sockets on stdout (or stderr), so if you try to use
> > | them via ssh, their output silently disappears.
> > Oh lord! I tried it with `net', `ping' and `nslookup', which are roughly
> > the only Windows applications I use on the command line, and all three
> > have no problems. I'm wondering how the above can happen since the
> > interactive application side is running in a PTY (which *is* a pipe),
> > not on socketpairs.
> Try it without a pty:
> ssh cygwin-system-with-sshd-using-sockpairs "win32-native-command"
> ssh cygwin-system-with-sshd-using-sockpairs "win32-native-command | cat"
Yeah, sure. But native apps are not our first concern and the above can
also easily be done with
ssh -t cygwin-system-with-sshd-using-sockpairs "win32-native-command"
> And we'd still have the problem with win32-native apps, which I think
> is a show-stopper for socketpairs.
I'm actually in doubt that this should be a showstopper.
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