ssh ControlMaster problem, workaround
From: Peter Samuelson <peter_at_p12n.org>
Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2008 19:52:03 -0500
In which Peter describes a problem and his workaround, and opens
Since OpenSSH 3.9 (late 2004), ssh can do connection multiplexing,
This requires running an ssh "master" for that route, and one way to
Here is where Subversion comes in. If a user specifies "ControlMaster
The workaround is very simple, in .svn/config:
Then ssh multiplexing is still used, but only if an ssh master process
This is in fact what I've recently done for the hard-coded default
1) We don't have any other uncommented options in our default files.
2) Even though OpenSSH 3.9 is almost 4 years old, you never know if
Another approach would be for ra_svn to know about -o ControlMaster=no
-- Peter Samuelson | org-tld!p12n!peter | http://p12n.org/  svn://svn.debian.org/pkg-subversion/trunk/debian/patches/ssh-no-controlmaster
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