[RC5-PROXYPER] rc5desproxyper build 275 (linux) ignores flush request

Mitchell Patenaude mrp at sonic.net
Thu Jan 22 13:58:02 EST 1998


On Thu, Jan 22, 1998 at 10:33:26PM +0100, Friedemann Baitinger wrote:
> 
> I sent a couple of HUP signals and always got a reponse like:
> 
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> [...] Bovine RC5 Personal Proxy for UNIX (Build 275)
> [...] For details, see http://rc5.distributed.net/
> [...] 32 max connections
> [...] ready=2060/2000, done=0 for rc5
> [...] ready=388/1000, done=657 for desII
> [...] Listener added to ip 0.0.0.0 port 2064
> [...] rc564 r=2060/2000, d=0/1900, des r=388/1000, d=657/900
                                                       ^^^^^^^
> [...] 0d 0:00:00, 0.0 rc5 Mkeys/sec 0.0 des Mkeys/sec
> [...] Status: Slot 0 LISTENING
> [...] Main proxy serving loop has begun
> [...] Configuration file (./rc5desproxyper.ini) reloaded!
> [...] *Flush*  Ignoring flush/fetch request.  select: Interrupted system call
> [...] rc564 r=2060/2000, d=0/1900, des r=388/1000, d=657/900
> [...] 0d 0:00:31, 0.0 rc5 Mkeys/sec 0.0 des Mkeys/sec
> [...] Status: Slot 0 LISTENING
> 
> ist appears to me that the reason is because i do not have any rc5 keys
> in the output buffer. apparantly the proxy doesn't want to just flush
> the DES keys. to verify this, i am just submitting some rc5 blocks
> to my proxy and then i will HUP it again:

I think the reason is that it doesn't think it needs to flush because
the "maxkeysdone" value hasn't been reached, and neither has it reached the
"minkeysready" value.  Try changing those to something like 100 and 500 
respectively, and I think that will help.

   -- Mitch
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