Bugzilla – Bug 3622
gridftp server improperly handles detach option in config file
Last modified: 2008-01-17 00:39:20
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After detaching once, the server rereads the config file and does not ignore
the detach option, which results in attempting to detach again.
This can be worked around by using the -S commandline option instead of the
config file option.
I have the same issue. If this isn't going to be fixed, the -detach option
should be removed from the program and documentation.
The gridftp documentation shows -S and -detach as equivalent, which they are
Please note that this 2 year old bug cost our project a considerable amount of
This is fixed in CVS and will be part of the next release (4.0.6) An updated
package is available at