[openssh-commits] [openssh] 01/02: upstream: correct mistake in spec - the private key blobs are encoded

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commit 24fee8973abdf1c521cd2c0047d89e86d9c3fc38
Author: djm at openbsd.org <djm at openbsd.org>
Date:   Fri May 7 02:29:40 2021 +0000

    upstream: correct mistake in spec - the private key blobs are encoded
    verbatim and not as strings (i.e. no 4-byte length header)
    OpenBSD-Commit-ID: 3606b5d443d72118c5b76c4af6dd87a5d5a4f837
 PROTOCOL.key | 9 ++++++---
 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/PROTOCOL.key b/PROTOCOL.key
index 959bd7ae..38df268b 100644
--- a/PROTOCOL.key
+++ b/PROTOCOL.key
@@ -35,9 +35,9 @@ of the cipher block size.
 	uint32	checkint
 	uint32	checkint
-	string	privatekey1
+	byte[]	privatekey1
 	string	comment1
-	string	privatekey2
+	byte[]	privatekey2
 	string	comment2
 	string	privatekeyN
@@ -48,6 +48,9 @@ of the cipher block size.
 	char	padlen % 255
+where each private key is encoded using the same rules as used for
+SSH agent.
 Before the key is encrypted, a random integer is assigned
 to both checkint fields so successful decryption can be
 quickly checked by verifying that both checkint fields
@@ -65,4 +68,4 @@ For unencrypted keys the cipher "none" and the KDF "none"
 are used with empty passphrases. The options if the KDF "none"
 are the empty string.
-$OpenBSD: PROTOCOL.key,v 1.1 2013/12/06 13:34:54 markus Exp $
+$OpenBSD: PROTOCOL.key,v 1.2 2021/05/07 02:29:40 djm Exp $

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