SSH client hang running uncompressed tar on various servers

Satish Balay
Mon Jan 10 14:49:00 GMT 2005

On Mon, 10 Jan 2005, Brett Porter wrote:

> 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.

FWIW: I've seen the same issue with 'bk' invoking ssh. (same error
with ssh -vvv)

In my case - the problem disappeared on downgrading to cygwin-


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