ssh-agent fails to create socket

Mon Oct 17 11:09:00 GMT 2011

jan.kolar wrote:
>> I can reproduce this issue.  It's not that it can't create the socket,
>> actually it does so, but for some reason it calls select and, when select
>> returns, it decides to clean up and exit. 
> On modified cygwin 1.7.9-1, the socket does not disappear 
> (until shortly, 5 seconds?, after I type exit.) No problem with strace.
>>  It's tricky to debug because
>> ssh-agent has no debug mode and for some reason it doesn't occur under
>> strace. 
> Might this help ? 
>    -d          Debug mode. 
>    "ssh-agent -d" reacts to 
>                SSH_AUTH_SOCK=/tmp/ssh-aGrJxZN880/agent.880 ssh u@host
>     typed to other window.
> JK

Package              Version        Status
autossh              1.4b-1         OK
libssh2_1            1.2.2-1        OK
openssh              5.5p1-1        OK

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