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Bug#442077: marked as done (su + ssh + false kills $PPID?)



Your message dated Thu, 13 Sep 2007 09:56:20 +0800
with message-id <87zlzrwcor.fsf@jidanni.org>
and subject line Bug#442077: su + ssh + false kills $PPID?
has caused the attached Bug report to be marked as done.

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Package: openssh-client
Version: 1:4.6p1-5
Severity: normal
File: /usr/bin/ssh

Why does this script not finish, only when using su, and only when
using ssh?

# cat script
su my_username_here <<\EOEOE
set -x
echo $- #no -e here, see
remote=my.remote.host.here
false
ssh $remote false #Why does this signal the parent to bomb out?
echo never got here



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C> Because ssh, like its predecessor rsh, consumes its standard input
C> unless given the -n option.  Its standard input is the same as its
C> parent's:  the contents of the here document.
OK. How crafty.


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