SSH_ASKPASS behavior change proposal

David Woodhouse dwmw2 at
Wed Jan 31 02:16:18 EST 2007

On Tue, 2007-01-30 at 10:10 -0500, Lance E Sloan wrote:
> I'm glad you like my suggestion.  I suppose it's up to the OpenSSH 
> development team to decide if they want to implement it.  If anybody is 
> interested, I can forward a patch to the OpenSSH source code that makes 
> it possible.  It's very short and simple, but one would have to compile 
> ssh from source after applying the patch.

I think I had such a patch once too. It may be in the archives. Or maybe
I didn't find a way to do it that I liked well enough to post, because I
was doing it with a config option and readpass.c is used from contexts
which don't have access to that (like ssh-add).


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