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Re: ssh/sshd: path to xauth vs. X11R7

On Sat, Oct 18, 2008 at 03:30:27AM +0200, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> when building with MKXORG=yes, paths to xauth and ssh-askpass are 
> hardcoded to /usr/X11R6 (see src/crypto/dist/ssh/pathnames.h).
> The patch below fixes this, but I'm unsure if touching src/crypto/dist/ssh 
> is an option. If not, what else can we do?

Another option would be to fix the path via XAuthLocation in the default
sshd.conf ...
Unfortunably the default ssh-askpass can't be set in a config file,
but it can be changed via an environnement variable (SSH_ASKPASS_ENV).

I'd prefer to have the correct paths in the binaries though.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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