Subject: Re: libssh2_sftp_init() blocks and does not return

Re: libssh2_sftp_init() blocks and does not return

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Sun, 22 Mar 2009 23:25:23 +0100 (CET)

On Sun, 22 Mar 2009, Heiner Steven wrote:

>> What other alternatives can you think of? Did you try this against other
>> SFTP servers?
> I tested with the local Linux OpenSSH server (5.1) and with a Solaris 10
> server, also with OpenSSH 5.0.

Did you also try the 'example/simple/sftp_nonblock' tool to see if that shows
the same problem?

> [libssh2] 3.400569 Conn: Setting blocking mode on session 1

Ouch - that will of course explain the hang! As I read the code, that is
called by your app as I can't see anything within libssh2 that would change
this. Can you?

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