Linux in-kernel keys support

Damien Miller djm at
Wed Jul 27 10:07:04 EST 2005

On Tue, 26 Jul 2005, DavidHärdeman wrote:

> Hi all,
> I recently made a patch to openssh 4.1p1 to allow it to use the 
> in-kernel key management provided by 2.6.12 or later Linux kernels.

I'm not sure I understand this: just the patch just make ssh store and 
retrieve user authentication pubkeys from the kernel key store? It doesn't 
appear to any kernel facilities to do the actual signing of challenges.


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