sshd should not use TCP_NODELAY

Thomas Dickey dickey at
Tue Jun 8 21:43:18 GMT 2004

On Wed, Jun 09, 2004 at 12:11:24AM +0400, Andrey Chernov wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 08, 2004 at 11:38:38AM -0400, Brian Feldman wrote:
> > be set on both ends.  I don't think TCP_NODELAY is really the problem,
> > but I bet that without it there would be enough delay in-between various
> > multi-character control sequences (arrow keys, etc.) that they'd
> > become useless.
> No. I use PuTTY client with TCP_NODELAY off and remote FreeBSD ncurses and
> termcap-based apps which accepts escape sequences without any single
> problem.

that's a (by default) 1-second timeout.

Thomas E. Dickey
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