Call for testing: OpenSSH-6.2

Damien Miller djm at
Wed Mar 20 12:56:14 EST 2013

On Tue, 19 Mar 2013, Dag-Erling Sm?rgrav wrote:

> Damien Miller <djm at> writes:
> > What exactly is the incompatibility?
> To be honest, I was just going by "ssh crashes when it uses FreeBSD's
> version", but I took a closer look:
> OpenBSD's strnvis(3):
>     int strnvis(char *dst, const char *src, size_t dstsize, int flag);
> FreeBSD's and NetBSD's strnvis(3):
>     int strnvis(char *dst, size_t dlen, const char *src, int flag);
> so perhaps "BROKEN_STRNVIS" is a bit harsh, but they're definitely
> incompatible.

There's probably a more elegant fix than using the OpenBSD replacement
but it can wait until after release.


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