Subject: Re: scp fails in xfree()
To: Ed Gould <>
From: Daniel Carosone <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/18/2005 11:01:34
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On Tue, May 17, 2005 at 05:54:19PM -0700, Ed Gould wrote:
> I am seeing consistent failures in scp, with the symptom "xfree: NULL=20
> pointer given as argument".  Ssh, when invoked directly, does not=20
> misbehave.  Has anyone else seen this?  I'm running code locally=20
> compiled from -current sources of 20050516-20:38 GMT.
> I may have seen this failure a week or so earlier as well; I don't=20
> remember for sure.
> Anyone else seen anything similar?

Yes, I've seen this too.  It seems to be related to having
LocalForward (or perhaps any) directives in .ssh/config for the host
in question: scp to the same box via a name that doesn't match a
config entry works fine.


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