[strongSwan] Small Problems with 5.2

Dirk Hartmann dha at heise.de
Fri Jul 11 15:41:00 CEST 2014

Hi Martin,

--On Friday, July 11, 2014 02:55:26 PM +0200 Martin Willi 
<martin at strongswan.org> wrote:

> Thanks for the update. I could reproduce the issue, it happens when
> starter forks() to the background. I haven't seen that, as starter
> logs to a different file here.

ah yes I use auth.log for all strongswan related lines.

> Due to [1], starter closefrom()s all open file descriptors after the
> fork. As we now use libstrongswan to manage IPC sockets, this won't
> work. The file descriptor watcher class uses a pipe() to signal FDSET
> changes. And the closefrom() just kills our pipe.
> Not sure what the best approach is to address this, but the
> closefrom() is definitely not that elegant. The attached patch fixes
> the issue here.

tested and works.

Thank you!

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