Subject: Re: ftpd never dies (again)
To: Eric Delcamp <email@example.com>
From: Jukka Marin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/28/1999 11:20:31
On Sat, Mar 27, 1999 at 09:22:59PM -0500, Allen Briggs wrote:
> > Hmm. But if keepalive was working, shouldn't it kill the connection
> > sooner or later (and make ftpd die as well)?
> I just took a look at the code. There is no keepalive explicitly set
> by ftpd, so if the server is waiting for data, it will never time out.
> The only timeouts appear to be on the initial connect and when waiting
> for a command.
> Setting keepalive on the socket would be the easiest fix for this.
Like I said, I am using tcpwrappers (well, it's built-in now) and have
specified the "keepalive" option for ftpd. It _still_ doesn't work.
> Anyone object to the following patch?
Not me... ;) I'll try it out and see if it helps in my case..