[rc5] Proxyper & rc5 client

Joe Sunday void at null.net
Sun Jun 22 22:11:07 EDT 1997


John Rix wrote:

> > >But that's still not killing it gracefully - ie. sending it some
> kind of
> a
> > >shutdown signal.
> >
> > It should be...  That is why when something is really hung (eg, a
> telnet
> > connection that you don't want to wait for DNS resolutiont to fail
> ;) and
> > you try to end task, you get a "program not responding, end task, or
>
> wait"
> > dlg. box.
> >
> > So, it would seem that windows is sending some kind of soft-kill
> signal,
> > then, if that doesn't work, asking if you want to send a hard-kill.
>
> Is the personal proxy designed to accept this 'soft-kill' signal?
> I guess the question is does the win95 personal proxy behave the same
> way
> as the *nix versions? Like I mentioned, I've found no way of getting
> it to
> quit out such that it passes it's completed keys to the RC5 servers
> first.
>
> John
>
Ctrl-C will gracefully kill the windows95/NT personal proxy as long as
it has a working network connection.

Joe



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