Call for testing: OpenSSH 6.8

Damien Miller djm at
Sun Feb 22 07:59:40 AEDT 2015

On Sat, 21 Feb 2015, Corinna Vinschen wrote:

> Building on 64 bit Cygwin works out of the box.  However, I have trouble
> with the testsuite.  As usual, I'm building outside the source tree:
> - Building the testsuite fails:
>   Assembler messages:
>   Fatal error: can't create regress/unittests/bitmap/tests.o: No such file or directory
>   Makefile:152: recipe for target 'regress/unittests/bitmap/tests.o' failed
>   The testsuite apparently misses creating the regress/unittests/bitmap
>   subdir prior to running the test.  Same for the "hostkeys" and "kex"
>   subdirs.  If I create these dirs by hand, the build succeeds.  Some
>   mkdir -p calls for these three dirs would probably help.

Done - thanks.

> - The failing last loop in the "forwarding" script as reported back
>   during 6.7 testing is still failing for me more often than not.  It's
>   always the same reason, the script tries to use in-use port numbers.
>   Reducing the forwarding script to only this last test loop succeeds
>   every time, but is quite a hack for testing.

Is it colliding with itself or with other services running on your
test host? (especially with ones windows starts itself)

> - Last but not least, all tests in fail and I don't
>   understand what's the problem here.  I attached the log files for this
>   problem to this mail.  Maybe you see what's going wrong?

Did Roumen's config fix (applied to HEAD already) unbreak this?


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