Subject: Re: kern/20337: current-current kernel drives sendmail crazy
To: Frank Kardel <Frank.Kardel@Acrys.COM>
From: Sean Davis <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 02/14/2003 08:00:13
On Fri, Feb 14, 2003 at 12:02:03PM +0100, Frank Kardel wrote:
> Sean Davis wrote:
> >I've noticed this behavior on another program -'s SSH secure shell
> > [...]
> >I haven't dug too deep into the code, but I think it needs further
> >investigation, because when sometihng works one day and stops working 
> >after a
> >current upgrade - even if you rebuild it - that smells of bug to me.
> >
> Well, good that this bug hits other code as well. I suspect the bug
> in the kernel, as the older kernel (and all before) was fine in that
> respect. As for re-compiling - i re-compiled my version of sendmail with
> the actual -current tree - no avail. Something probably broke in the
> kernel in an unexpected way (at least for the programs affected).
> Frank

Yeah, and my problems started at about the same time yours did, as well, which
leads me to believe the problems are in reality the same bug. I wonder what it
is about sendmail/ssh2's read behavior that causes them to trigger it? If I have
time later I'll peer at the diff for kern_pipe.c and see if I can make any sense
of it...

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