3.4p1 ssh-agent auth-retry patch available: was: Re: Updated ssh-agent authentication retry patch available

Kevin Steves kevin at atomicgears.com
Sat Aug 24 04:35:07 EST 2002

On Fri, Aug 23, 2002 at 09:58:22AM -0500, Kevin Currie wrote:
> Kevin Steves wrote:
> | Can you provide more info about how you run these commands?  What is a
> | high-water mark for simultaneous agent connections in this
> | environment?  Can you profile the agent (prof/gprof)?
> 	To be honest we never went as far as trying to profile ssh-agent to
> determine where the bottleneck was, but I can tell you that the agent chews
> ALOT of cpu when it's trying to authenticate many connections (typically 
> 80%+ CPU).

Having profile data for an agent in that environment would be very

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