Call for testing: OpenSSH-6.2

Ángel González keisial at
Sun Mar 3 05:02:29 EST 2013

On 28/02/13 12:32, Philip Hands wrote:
> BTW if anyone's got access to systems with particularly ancient or
> deranged shells, where they would realistically like to run this script,
> then bug reports telling me that there are still people using shells
> that don't understand $(...) and/or ${FOO:+BAR}, for instance, would be
> interesting -- although if the machine in question is going to get
> powered up for the first time this millennium in order to do the test,
> then I'm less interested. ;-)
Well, there's the usual offender of Solaris sh
(fails with syntax error at line 36: `DEFAULT_PUB_ID_FILE=$', so not too
bad, it
also has a broken ${FOO:+BAR} syntax, printing BAR instead of $BAR)

The first thing I notice of your script is the missing \n at the end of
the usage
(why are you using printf instead of echo?).

Also, I'm seeing a ls stderr message of No such file or directory for
Finally, the error (usage parameters) given if you don't have an agent
running is not helpful.

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