ssh cause mintty terminal not to close (tested on 4 cygwin installations)
Thu Aug 2 21:20:00 GMT 2018
Greetings, Niels Kristian Jensen!
> I've noticed a strange behavior of the standard Cygwin Terminal (mintty):
> If I open a Cygwin Terminal (using the shortcut on the desktop installed by
> Cygwin setup) and just press Ctrl-D, it writes "logout" and closes the
> window as expected.
> If I do the same, but give one command "ssh<enter>" first, the word
> "logout" appear, the window goes black, but the window does not close (!) The
> window can still be closed using the "X" in upper right corner.
> If I replace the command with "ssh -V<enter>", the window closes as
> expected when I press Ctrl-D.
A long known issue.
mintty holds terminal open if last program finished with failure.
ssh somehow tripping this wire on occasion.
> This may seem like a minor thing, but we have much trouble with Jenkins
> builds (started via Cygwin OpenSSH) which randomly hang forever - I wonder
> if this could be a clue in this investigation.
> Tested versions:
> Windows Server 2008 R2
> OpenSSH_7.3p1, OpenSSL 1.0.2j 26 Sep 2016
> mintty 2.7.0 (i686-pc-cygwin)
> Windows 10
> OpenSSH_7.6p1, OpenSSL 1.0.2m 2 Nov 2017
> mintty 2.8.1 (i686-pc-cygwin)
Try upgrading your mintty, also, if it's about automated building environment,
I don't see how's mintty can be involved.
With best regards,
Friday, August 3, 2018 0:04:12
Sorry for my terrible english...
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