[Bug 69] Generalize SSH_ASKPASS

David Woodhouse dwmw2 at infradead.org
Thu Mar 27 03:29:06 EST 2003

On Wed, 2003-03-26 at 16:17, Markus Friedl wrote:
> it's not brokeness, it's never been intented this way.

I disagree. Requiring the entirely irrelevant $DISPLAY variable to be
set in order to persuade ssh to honour the $SSH_ASKPASS variable is
gratuitous, counterintuitive, and otherwise broken. IMHO.

Are there reasons for it which I've missed? Do you have a reason to want
it to stay the way it is?


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