ssh-keygen can't recognize its own keys?

Markus Friedl markus at
Tue Oct 23 03:48:25 EST 2001

On Mon, Oct 22, 2001 at 12:00:00PM -0400, Phil Edwards wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 22, 2001 at 10:40:41AM +0200, Markus Friedl wrote:
> > fingerprinting works only for public key files.
> > 
> > try
> > 	ssh-keygen -l -f ~/.ssh/
> Aha!  Works like a charm.  This means I need to send a bug report to the
> author of the program that tries to fingerprint the private key....

ssh-keygen tries to find the matching public key if you give
a private key on the command line.


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