deadlock in rsync protocol on AUTHREQD

Paul Slootman paul at
Thu Apr 1 07:23:43 GMT 2004

On Wed 31 Mar 2004, Wayne Davison wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 31, 2004 at 09:39:17AM -0600, Wolfgang Oertl wrote:
> > The client therefore doesn't send anything, and both server and client
> > wait forever.
> Yeah, that's not a good failure condition.  I've changed the code to
> use a default username of "guest" if neither USER nor LOGNAME is defined
> in the environment.

Might "nobody" be a better default perhaps?

Paul Slootman

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