[Openswan Users] "/usr/local/sbin/ipsec setup --start" doesn't return the prompt on Ubuntu 9.10 when complied from source.

Herbert Xu herbert at gondor.apana.org.au
Wed Dec 9 20:56:04 EST 2009

On Wed, Dec 09, 2009 at 11:55:51AM -0500, Paul Wouters wrote:
> On Wed, 9 Dec 2009, phearnomore wrote:
>> I have two versions of Openswan installed on my fresh Ubuntu 9.10 system:
>> assiduus at ubuntu:~$ /usr/local/sbin/ipsec --version
>> Linux Openswan U2.6.23/K2.6.31-14-generic-pae (netkey)
>> See `ipsec --copyright' for copyright information.
>> Now the problem: when I run the first version of the program I don't
>> get the prompt back while ^C doesn't seem to cancel Openswan's
>> operation:
> This is a known bug with /bin/dash. It has been reported to the dash
> maintainer (Herbert Xu), but I have not seen a bugfix for this yet.

Please test against the upstream dash available from git.kernel.org.
AFAIK this was fixed a long time ago.

I don't maintain the Ubuntu dash package.

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