Reloading sshd without getting disconnected

DJ Lucas dj at linuxfromscratch.org
Sun Dec 26 14:14:43 PST 2004


On Sun, 2004-12-26 at 10:41 +0100, Laurens Blankers wrote:
> > In that case, are they patching the openssh code then to reload the
> > configuration in-process, instead of what amounts to the daemon
> > stop-starting itself?
> 
> That would be the logical conclusion. However looking at the
> differences between vanilla openssh and Debian openssh:
> 
> http://ftp.debian.org/debian/pool/main/o/openssh/openssh_3.8.1p1-8.sarge.4.diff.gz
> 
> I can't find anything that would cause this behaviour. Maybe I am
> missing something?
> 
> Laurens

Only a quick glance at the diff, but the first chunck for readconf.c
looks interesting (keep alive?).  Maybe nothing as I've not looked at
the code, just caught my eye as relevant given that a reload conf kills
it currently.

-- DJ Lucas




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