openssh 4.6p1 bug / IRIX

g.fischer at g.fischer at
Sat Mar 24 19:19:43 EST 2007

thanks for the hints.
i got it done by hardcoding the solution you mentioned. not nice but worked.

maybe the check for the libiaf should be refined.

Darren Tucker wrote:
> g.fischer at wrote:
>> hello,
>> little problem compiling openssh 4.6p1 on irix using mipspro 7.4.x.
>> c99 -o sshd sshd.o auth-rhosts.o auth-passwd.o auth-rsa.o 
>> auth-rh-rsa.o sshpty.o sshlogin.o servconf.o serverloop.o auth.o 
>> auth1.o auth2.o auth-options.o session.o auth-chall.o auth2-chall.o 
>> groupaccess.o auth-skey.o auth-bsdauth.o auth2-hostbased.o 
>> auth2-kbdint.o auth2-none.o auth2-passwd.o auth2-pubkey.o 
>> monitor_mm.o monitor.o monitor_wrap.o kexdhs.o kexgexs.o auth-krb5.o 
>> auth2-gss.o gss-serv.o gss-serv-krb5.o loginrec.o auth-pam.o 
>> auth-shadow.o auth-sia.o md5crypt.o audit.o audit-bsm.o platform.o 
>> -L. -Lopenbsd-compat/ -L/usr/local/lib -L/usr/local2/lib 
>> -L/usr/nekoware/lib -L/usr/freeware/lib32 -lssh -lopenbsd-compat     
>> -liaf -lcrypto -lz  -lgen
>> ld32: ERROR   33 : Unresolved text symbol "set_id" -- 1st referenced 
>> by session.o.
> set_id is inside "HAVE_LIBIAF" which I believe is specific to SCO. (?) 
>   Maybe IRIX has something similar (or similarly named).
> Defining BROKEN_LIBIAF at build time (eg "./configure 
> --with-cflags=-DBROKEN_LIBIAF") will probably get your build going.
> Looking at it, I think that configure should probably check for set_id 
> explicitly and session.c should use HAVE_SET_ID in addition to 

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