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Re: [gftp] SSH2 - ssh-askpass?

Hello list,

On Sun, 17 Jan 2010 17:09:02 +0100 Oliver Lehmann <lehmann@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I've not used SSH2 for a long time with gftp (2.0.19). Now I've tried it
> again and it failed to open the slave pty. I've fixed that in pty.c and
> now it works again.

This sounds like an interesting patch. Can you provide some details as to
what you've changed in the source? Perhaps other people might benefit from
this, too.

> But.. It always starts ssh-askpass and asks me for a password. After I
> entered it it continues to connect. I remember that in the past
> ssh-askpass was not started. It this now the default? Does anyone get
> ssh-askpass started when using SSH2 connections?

SSH2 connections work with no problem on my machine. I have, however,
noticed that gftp failed more often when certain libraries it depends
on changed. I don't know how active gftp development is, but the current
SSH and FTP look like they're in need of a review.