Non-interactive commands

Micha Nelissen micha at
Sun Sep 9 20:35:34 WST 2007

Rob Landley wrote:
> When "echo" exits, it closes its stdout so the ssh process gets EOF on stdin, 
> and should pass that along through the network.  But it has to wait for the 
> other end to send all its data back before exiting.  Hence shutdown().  I 

Are you suggesting the local 'ssh' (which is OpenSSH btw) isn't working
properly? How do you explain that it works when a host is running an
openssh server then?


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