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Re: Bug: ssh-agent "fork"/spawn/createprocess becomes codependent on the window/process that ran it.

On Feb  6 19:30, Sponge Bob wrote:
> Rolling back the "cygwin" package from 1.7.10-1 to 1.7.9-1 makes problem go away.
> On 2/6/2012 4:02 PM, Sponge Bob wrote:
> > Just updated to latest CYGWIN in Windows XP.  After running ssh-agent, the command prompt
> > window that it ran in will hang on "exit".  If the window is forcibly killed, it will
> > take the ssh-agent down with it.  If the ssh-agent is forcibly killed, the "exiting"
> > window will close.  Previous versions of ssh-agent in cygwin turned into a background
> > process. Don't know if this is a ssh-agent problem or a generic forking problem.

Thanks for the report.  Please check if the latest snapshot from fixes the problem for you.


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