scp 3.1p1 problem on Solaris

Ed Phillips ed at UDel.Edu
Thu May 2 02:00:05 EST 2002

On Thu, 2 May 2002, Darren Tucker wrote:

> Date: Thu, 02 May 2002 00:25:07 +1000
> From: Darren Tucker <dtucker at>
> To: Lars Hecking <lhecking at>
> Cc: openssh-unix-dev at
> Subject: Re: scp 3.1p1 problem on Solaris
> Lars Hecking wrote:
> > Darren Tucker writes:
> [snip]
> > > You did reboot it, right?
> [snip]
> >  Yes and yes. I am quite familiar with patch-application and related
> >  procedures :-) In this case, I was applying the recommended patch cluster
> >  plus 112438-01 after an upgrade to Sol8 02/02.
> Okedokee. I asked because you didn't mention it. The patch readme
> doesn't actually say you have to either.

During the patch installation, it prints out a message that tells you to

> I've had good results even without recompiling, but I previously used
> the ssh built-in prng. I installed the patch (and rebooted!) and sshd
> then started immediately instead of hanging for a couple of minutes.

FWIW, it should "just work".


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