Subject: Re: scp fails in xfree()
To: Ed Gould <>
From: Lubomir Sedlacik <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/18/2005 09:22:37
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On Wed, May 18, 2005 at 11:01:34AM +1000, Daniel Carosone wrote:
> 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 pointer given as argument".  Ssh, when invoked directly, does
> > not misbehave.  Has anyone else seen this?  I'm running code locally
> > compiled from -current sources of 20050516-20:38 GMT.
> >=20
> > I may have seen this failure a week or so earlier as well; I don't
> > remember for sure.
> >=20
> > 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.


-- Lubomir Sedlacik <salo@{NetBSD,Xtrmntr,silcnet}.org>   --

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