Subject: Re: crypto/dist/ssh/auth.c integration error?
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 07/09/2007 19:43:13
In article <>,
Edgar Fuß  <> wrote:
>It appears to me that there was an error while integrating
>crypto/dist/ssh/auth.c, which says it's derived from OpenBSD's version
>In secure_filename(), starting at line 460 (in the NetBSD version), the
>function bails out if the home directory does not exist. Then, at line
>465, it specifically handles the case of a non-existing home directory.
>OpenBSD's version 1.75 simply lacks the block at NetBSD's lines 460-464.
>This hit me when I tried to set up public key authentication on a server
>with no home directories mounted, but AuthorizedKeysFile set to
>/usr/local/etc/sshd/authorized_keys/%u in sshd_config.
>I also notice that the check for account/password expiration that hit me
>on Friday is not present in the OpenBSD version.

File a PR please.