Call for testing: OpenSSH 6.8

Darren Tucker dtucker at
Fri Feb 27 08:27:18 AEDT 2015

I noticed this error log spam on the tinderbox when looking at one of the
failures.  It happens with Unix domain socket forwarding is requested:

debug1: channel 1: new [forwarded-streamlocal at]
get_socket_address: getnameinfo 1 failed: ai_family not supported
get_sock_port: getnameinfo NI_NUMERICSERV failed: ai_family not supported

I don't think it's contributing to the problem I'm looking at, but I
imagine it'd be pretty annoying for anyone who uses socket forwarding in
anger.  I haven't had time to look at what could reasonably be done to
mitigate it.

Darren Tucker (dtucker at
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