[Bug 1346] PAM environment takes precedence over SendEnv

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Wed Aug 27 06:45:14 EST 2008


Michael Holzt <debian-bugreports at michael.holzt.de> changed:

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--- Comment #3 from Michael Holzt <debian-bugreports at michael.holzt.de>  2008-08-27 06:45:10 ---
It probably makes sense to "generally treat SendEnv strings as the
lowest priority". However, it also makes sense to allow clients to
request locale settings, especially because it makes the ongoing
transition to utf-8 much easier.

I therefore suggest to add SendLocale/AcceptLocale configuration
options to OpenSSH. SendLocale would probably just be an alias for
"SendEnv LC_* LANG", but AcceptLocale could handle the locale
environment variables differently (maybe reset them after pam was

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