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[ale] ssh remote command



James P. Kinney III wrote:
> What would cause an ssh tunneled command to no return when it finished?
> 
> ssh -f remotemachine /usr/local/mynewcommand.sh

-f says run in the background, thus I would expect it to return immediately.
> 
> mynewcommand.sh is a shell script that runs the ssh port tunnel followed
> by the nc command to transport serial port over to ssh forwarded port.
> It ends with 
> 
> exit 0
> 
> 
> What I see is the initial ssh never finishes and just sits there. I
> thought once the command ran, it should terminate and the ssh closes. It
> doesn't. puzzled. 
> 
>  I stuck in some echo"" statement so I can see what is happening and
> everything runs OK on the remote machine. 
> 
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Until later, Geoffrey