OpenSSH 4.7: call for testing.

Darren Tucker dtucker at
Thu Aug 16 09:17:08 EST 2007

Pekka Savola wrote:
> On Thu, 16 Aug 2007, Darren Tucker wrote:
>>>  run test ...
>>>  ssh: connect to host port 4242: Connection refused
>>>  ssh connect after login grace timeout failed without privsep
>>>  failed connect after login grace timeout
>>>  make[1]: *** [t-exec] Error 1
>> Does this error happen consistently?  Some of the tests are inherently racy, 
>> and this is one of them.  There are "sleep" commands sprinkled in strategic 
>> places but sometimes they're not enough.
> Yes, this seems to work when I retry it, as well as manually.
> There is also later an issue with terminating forwarding connections, 
> but I recall you debugged this already 6-12 months ago (then the 
> system was RHL73 though) and couldn't reproduce it.  So this certainly 
> shouldn't be a recent problem.  With tracing enabled, the output is:

This can happen if you have something that uses the port ranges that the 
regress tests assume will be free (33xx).  I have had problems with 
ClamAV's clamd which by default uses a port in that range.

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