Call for testing: OpenSSH 6.6

Tim Rice tim at
Fri Mar 7 10:43:38 EST 2014

On Thu, 6 Mar 2014, Kevin Brott wrote:

> So - trying to build openssh-SNAP-20140307.tar.gz on RHEL 4 (SP8) x86_64
> and I'm hitting a wall in 'make tests':
> ...
> ok connection multiplexing
> run test ...
> test config passing
> reexec tests: proto 1
> reexec tests: proto 2
> test reexec fallback
> FATAL: no sshd running on port 4242
> gmake[1]: *** [t-exec] Error 1
> gmake[1]: Leaving directory `/var/tmp/ssh/openssh/regress'
> gmake: *** [tests] Error 2
> The weirder thing is that I got this to work in the i386 test box just
> fine. Thoughts? 

You can use "make LTESTS=reexec tests" to just run the single test.
sshd gets started by, so you could put a set -x in there
to capture the actual command line used the try it manually or
under strace to see what's going on.

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