[distcc] distcc-over-ssh fails with some sshd

Martin Pool mbp at sourcefrog.net
Mon Jul 7 13:57:12 GMT 2003

On 27 Jun 2003, Felix Lee <felix.1 at canids.net> wrote:
> summary
>     distccd 2.7.1 i386-unknown-netbsdelf1.5.3 (protocol 1)
>     sshd version OpenSSH_3.0.2 NetBSD_Secure_Shell-20020626
>     When sshd execs distccd, it gives distccd stdin and stdout
>     that are different, and stdin is not writable.  distccd
>     expects to read and write on the same file descriptor.  It
>     reads the request from stdin fine, then tries to write the
>     result to stdin and fails.
>     It looks pretty trivial.  Change dcc_run_job() in src/serve.c
>     to take two file descriptors instead of one, and propagate
>     the change back up to its callers.

Thanks, fixed in CVS.  I would be grateful if you could test with the
version of sshd that originally failed.


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