Why remove trailing padding from base64 encoded fingerprint?
mark at bernoullinetworks.com
Thu Sep 12 00:07:29 AEST 2019
>From sshkey.c (line 925):
/* Trim padding characters from end */
ret[strcspn(ret, "=")] = '\0';
Why remove the trailing padding from the Base64 encoded key fingerprint? I
recognize that it's easy enough to re-pad the string, but I'm just curious
why it's being removed in the first place.
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