Subject: Re: scp and .profile in 1.5.1_ALPHA
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: Charlie Allom <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/07/2001 12:08:35
On Fri, Apr 06, 2001 at 12:29:04PM -0700, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> Does it show the command beeing executed?

 yeled@enki:/usr/home/yeled$ scp -v du2.c
Executing: program /usr/bin/ssh host, user
(unspecified), command scp -v -t ~
yeled@'s password:
Q:  How many DEC repairmen does it take to fix a flat ?
 yeled@enki:/usr/home/yeled$ Write failed flushing stdout buffer.
write stdout: Broken pipe

> I am guessing that something else is running your fortune. If you move
> your .profile (and check /etc/profile), does it still have this problem?
> Or maybe try adding something to .profile that creates a temp file to see
> if it was really used.

yep, a `touch' in place of the fortune works, and the scp
executes nicely.

removing the .profile also gets the scp working.

what now? send-pr or talk to the OpenSSH maintainer? I have no
clue when it comes to programming, so I'm not the best to go
rooting through them :)

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