[arch-dev-public] [signoff] openssh 5.4p1-2

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Wed Mar 10 17:31:42 CET 2010

Am 10.03.2010 17:16, schrieb Pierre Schmitz:
>> This is really not my day and I already regret touching this package. :-)
>> The problem with using readlink /proc/$pid/exe is that during an update of
>> a running sshd that link will point nowhere. As a result the restart will
>> fail.
>> What do you think about using /proc/$pid/cmdline instead?
> Just found out that this wont work with ssh_args set in /ec/conf.d/sshd. My 
> last resort would be stripping that possible "(deleted)" fro mthe readlink 
> output.

The sshd symlink is not actually a symlink, it is something weird. It
will always seem to point to the right "path" as far as I know, even
when the binary is changed or deleted.

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