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

phearnomore phearnomore at gmail.com
Thu Dec 10 05:44:57 EST 2009

2009/12/10 Herbert Xu <herbert at gondor.apana.org.au>:
> 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.

Sorry but I'm totally unfamiliar with git and I have no idea how to
deal with git snapshots (I assume those are not ready to "(configure),
make and make install"). What I can tell you is that I was using the
latest release when I came accross this problem (

> I don't maintain the Ubuntu dash package.
> Thanks,



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