Call for testing: OpenSSH 6.7

Damien Miller djm at
Tue Aug 19 11:30:51 EST 2014

On Mon, 18 Aug 2014, Kevin Brott wrote:

> Requirement for ec.h breaks all builds on systems without the EC feature (*all
> Red Hat [probably variants as well] below 6.5*).  New linking issue with
> gcc on AIX before tests run.  Same systems built 6.6 release without issue.

Thanks again Kevin for the exhaustive testing.

> F*1  Requires openssl with ec.h (not in RHEL 6.4 and before), HP-UX 11.23+
> and AIX 5.3+ have in-place upgrades

I've committed a fix for this (the one I sent in a patch a few minutes ago).

> F*2 gcc on AIX - linking fails just before tests start - i.e.
>     gcc -o regress/unittests/sshbuf/test_sshbuf -L. -Lopenbsd-compat/
> -Wl,-blibpath:/usr/lib:/lib regress/unittests/sshbuf/tests.o
> regress/unittests/sshbuf/test_sshbuf.o
> regress/unittests/sshbuf/test_sshbuf_getput_basic.o
> regress/unittests/sshbuf/test_sshbuf_getput_crypto.o
> regress/unittests/sshbuf/test_sshbuf_misc.o
> regress/unittests/sshbuf/test_sshbuf_fuzz.o
> regress/unittests/sshbuf/test_sshbuf_getput_fuzz.o
> regress/unittests/sshbuf/test_sshbuf_fixed.o \
>  -L regress/unittests/test_helper -ltest_helper \
>  -lssh -lopenbsd-compat -lssh -lopenbsd-compat -lcrypto -lz -lpthread
> collect2: library libtest_helper not found

Does libtest_helper.a get created okay? It should be under


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