Call for testing: OpenSSH 6.8

Damien Miller djm at
Fri Feb 27 08:34:41 AEDT 2015

On Thu, 26 Feb 2015, Darren Tucker wrote:

> 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

That's strange, because we do:

        if (addr.ss_family == AF_UNIX) {
                /* Get the Unix domain socket path. */
                return xstrdup(((struct sockaddr_un *)&addr)->sun_path);

so AF_UNIX should never get to getnameinfo...

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