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Re: bin/26861 (base ssh does not find ssh-askpass in /usr/pkg)
The following reply was made to PR bin/26861; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: David Holland <dholland-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost>
Subject: Re: bin/26861 (base ssh does not find ssh-askpass in /usr/pkg)
Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2012 07:24:39 +0000
On Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 06:35:03AM +0000, Michael van Elst wrote:
> > Synopsis: base ssh does not find ssh-askpass in /usr/pkg
> > State-Changed-From-To: open->feedback
> > State-Changed-By: dholland%NetBSD.org@localhost
> > State-Changed-When: Tue, 24 Apr 2012 03:43:00 +0000
> > State-Changed-Why:
> > Is this still a problem?
> > (I just updated the synopsis from the discussion in the PR)
> The problem is the same, the solution (using SSH_ASKPASS) is the same.
> A similar problem exists for xauth where the solution is to configure
> the sshd accordingly for a pkgsrc based X11.
> I don't see how the problem could be solved without such manual
> configuration. ssh prefers to have a single hard coded default,
> a search path is probably considered a security issue.
At some point we're probably going to have to come up with a
reasonable way to tell things in base where pkgsrc LOCALBASE is.
Until then, ISTM that the right thing to do is make it possible to
specify the path in /etc/ssh and default to /usr/pkg.
David A. Holland
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