[Bug 2861] LDAP user with public key authentication showing AUTHSTATE=compat

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--- Comment #5 from Darren Tucker <dtucker at dtucker.net> ---
Comment on attachment 3147
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sshd password-less authentication logs

>debug3: AIX/setauthdb set registry 'LDAP'
>debug1: AIX/loginsuccess: [...]
>debug3: aix_restoreauthdb: restoring old registry ''
>  AUTHSTATE=compat

It's calling setauthdb before all of the auth related functions and
AUTHSTATE doesn't get set, it certainly looks like it's the
authenticate() call that's setting it.

> The expectation is that the AUTHSTATE should display LDAP irrespective of authentication methods(password-less or password-based).

Why would you expect that?  You're not authenticating via LDAP in that

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