On Sun, Mar 4, 2012 at 12:28 PM, Raf Czlonka <r...@linuxstuff.pl> wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 04, 2012 at 12:03:34PM GMT, Adam Spiers wrote:
>> On Sun, Mar 4, 2012 at 10:59 AM, Raf Czlonka <r...@linuxstuff.pl> wrote:
>> >
>> > Using Control* [0] in your ssh_config should remedy that :^)
>> Beware of ControlPersist - I am not yet 100% sure but I think
>> I have seen this bug when mr uses ssh with ControlPersist
>> enabled:
>>   https://bugzilla.mindrot.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1988
>> The higher the timeout value, the longer mr takes to complete.
> Yes, I'm aware of that. However, ControlMaster without ControlPersist is
> not very useful and the default to "no" for the latter doesn't isn't
> either IMHO - neither for automated tasks, not for interactive session.
> That's why I always set it to "0".

Now I'm puzzled.  Setting it to "0" will prevent the connection ever
timing out, right?  In which case, if you were affected by that bug,
mr would permanently hang.  So presumably you're not affected by it.

I thought I was seeing it, but I can't reproduce the hang now.  I'll
keep investigating ...
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