Bug 52627 - rexec client and server broken
rexec client and server broken
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rsh (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Phil Knirsch
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-08-27 08:46 EDT by Peter Mottram
Modified: 2015-03-04 20:09 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-01-12 06:52:24 EST
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strace of rh7.1 rexec client to Debian sid rexecd (4.90 KB, text/plain)
2001-08-27 08:50 EDT, Peter Mottram
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strace of Debian sid rexec client to rh7.1 rexecd (8.14 KB, text/plain)
2001-08-27 08:52 EDT, Peter Mottram
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Description Peter Mottram 2001-08-27 08:46:46 EDT
Description of Problem:

rexec client and server broken (libc problem?).

1. Connecting from rh7.1 client to other server (Debian sid/Solaris8 sparc)
with rexec client & client hangs.
2. Connecting from other client (Debian sid/Solaris8 sparc) with rexec to
rh7.1 server & client hangs.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How Reproducible:

rexec -l <username> -p <password> <serveraddress> <command>

Steps to Reproduce:
1. as above!

Actual Results:


Expected Results:

result of command (in fact just a simple 'pwd')

Additional Information:

strace output from client connections in attachments
Comment 1 Peter Mottram 2001-08-27 08:50:10 EDT
Created attachment 29694 [details]
strace of rh7.1 rexec client to Debian sid rexecd
Comment 2 Peter Mottram 2001-08-27 08:52:31 EDT
Created attachment 29695 [details]
strace of Debian sid rexec client to rh7.1 rexecd
Comment 3 Peter Mottram 2001-08-27 08:54:35 EDT
Testing note:

Debian sid rexec to/from Solaris8 sparc has no problems.
Comment 4 Phil Knirsch 2001-08-27 09:01:36 EDT
Have you tried newer glibc versions resp. newer rsh packages? There are a few
minor bugfixes that might be related in the newest rsh packages in rawhide.

Read ya, Phil
Comment 5 Peter Mottram 2001-08-30 05:36:36 EDT
updated glibc + glibc-common to 2.2.4-8 with both rsh packages to 0.17-5 but all
still as gloomy & non-functional as ever.  Any further thoughts?

r., PeteM
Comment 6 Greg Kelleher 2003-06-17 20:51:49 EDT
Close as inactive bug
Comment 7 Phil Knirsch 2004-01-12 06:52:24 EST

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