Subject: Re: openssh version on mac68k/centris 650
To: John Klos <>
From: Tom Jernigan <>
List: port-mac68k
Date: 02/07/2002 14:58:49
Yep, that was it. I moved the old ssh stuff from /usr/bin and now I'm 
using the ssh 3.0.2p1
At 2:41 PM -0500 2/7/02, John Klos wrote:
>>  I installed the openssh- package from source on my centris 
>>650 (NetBSD 1.5.2 generic). When I do a pkg_info it looks  like the 
>>proper version is installed:s
>>  openssh-  Open Source Secure shell client and server 
>>(remote login program)
>From pkgsrc, Ok...
>>  However, when I do a ssh -V, I get:
>>  OpenSSH_2.5.1 NetBSD_Secure_Shell-20010614, SSH protocols 1.5/2.0, 
>>OpenSSL 0x0090581f
>This is expected. See below.
>>  When I slogin to a remote machine (hp unix) with the verbose 
>>options it also tells me I have the 2.5.1 version:
>>  debug: Remote protocol version 1.99, remote software version OpenSSH_3.0.2p1
>>  debug: match: OpenSSH_3.0.2p1 pat ^OpenSSH
>>  debug: Local version string SSH-1.5-OpenSSH_2.5.1 
>>  Is this a bug or is versin 2.5.1 actually the last version 
>>available for mac68k?
>This is because packages install into /etc/mk.conf's LOCALBASE (/usr/local
>on many people's systems, /usr/pkg by default).
>But because the old ssh that came with the system is still around, and
>because /bin, /sbin, /usr/bin, and /usr/sbin are in your path before
>/usr/(pkg|local)/bin or sbin, the old ssh gets run when you use ssh from
>the command line or start sshd from /etc/rc.conf.
>You can either manually change your paths (ugly, but will work), remove
>the old ssh binaries or rename them, replace them with the ones from the
>package, or recompile a release-1-5 source tree which has the newest
>OpenSSH in it (3.0.2).
>Email me if you would like a quick HOW-TO for compiling your tree from
>John Klos
>Sixgirls Computing Labs

Tom Jernigan,  Oak Ridge National Laboratory,
Phone (865) 574-1166, FAX (865)574-1191