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Id: 4334
Status: resolved
Priority: 0/
Queue: Net-SSH-Perl

Owner: Nobody in particular
Requestors: autarch [...]

Bug Information
Severity: Important
Broken in: 1.23
Fixed in: 1.24

Subject: Numerous circular references in SSH2 code
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The code that implements SSH2 is filled with circular references. Combined with the absence of an explicit disconnect method, this means that in a persistent environment, these objects are never garbage collected. Even worse, the socket that is opened for the SSH connection is never closed.

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