[PATCH] Portability improvements for regress/cipher-speed.sh

Darren Tucker dtucker at zip.com.au
Tue Mar 12 10:20:15 EST 2013

On Mon, Mar 11, 2013 at 11:33:35AM -0700, Iain Morgan wrote:
> Hi,
> Although cipher-speed.sh isn't failing, its output is useless on some
> platforms. Aside from the definition of $DATA noted in a previous post
> to this list, it makes assumptions about dd's status message and the
> behaviour of echo.
> The patch below addresses these issue, at least on RHEL.

The patch makes assumptions about the existence of /dev/zero :-)
I'd rather have test-exec.sh create (and cleanup) $DATA in one place,
maybe by concatenating sshd$(EXEEXT) a few times.

Also, why the echon->printf changes?

Darren Tucker (dtucker at zip.com.au)
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