SSH client hang running uncompressed tar on various servers

Corinna Vinschen
Mon Jan 10 13:08:00 GMT 2005

On Jan 10 22:09, Brett Porter wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm having a problem with my SSH client hanging executing a remote
> command extracting an uncompressed tar. This occurs on different
> servers (FreeBSD, localhost Cygwin SSHD, RHL9), though they are all
> SSH2 and I've using the same private DSA key.
> Given this, it isn't the tar executable (though I turned off my virus
> scanner just in case). I know this has worked in the past, though I'm
> not sure at what point it may have stopped. It happens on both my
> machines, and I've had reports from other cygwin users using Maven.

How big is the tar archive?  What exact command did you use?  Does it
*always* fail?  Is it possible to send the tar file (in PM) or does it
contain confidential data?


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