vista rsh problem

goetz fischer g.fischer@ah-online.com
Fri Jul 6 21:03:00 GMT 2007


Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Jul  5 18:11, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>   
>> On Jul  5 18:00, goetz fischer wrote:
>>     
>>> Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>>>       
>>>> Another Cygwin box.
>>>>  
>>>>         
>>> not the best test i'd say.
>>>       
>> As valid as any other test.  Did you try against a Cygwin box?
>>     
so much for that ;-)
>> [...]
>>     
>
> So much for useful problem reports.  I tried it with a rsh/rlogin server
> on a RHEL4 machine and I could reproduce the hang.  It turned out that
> it has nothing to do with rsh, but with rlogin.  It has nothing to do
> with Cygwin from CVS, but it also happens with the current 1.5.24 and
> older releases.  It has nothing to do with Vista, it also happens on
> other Windows versions.
>
> The problem is a race condition in rlogin when setting the tty mode to
> !ECHO/!ICANON which for some reason only occurs in the standard Windows
> console in notty mode.  I've uploaded a new version of inetutils which
> hopefully fixes this problem.
>
>
> Corinna
>
>   

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