Call for testing: OpenSSH 8.2

Jakub Jelen jjelen at
Wed Feb 12 18:18:26 AEDT 2020

On Tue, 2020-02-11 at 11:40 +0100, Jakub Jelen wrote:
> On Thu, 2020-02-06 at 10:29 +1100, Damien Miller wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > OpenSSH 8.2p1 is almost ready for release, so we would appreciate
> > testing
> > on as many platforms and systems as possible. This is a feature
> > release.
> We are building openssh with -fvisibility=hidden and it is breaking
> tests. The build of does not list the public function as
> explicitly visible, which would be a good habit when writing shared
> libraries.
> I see that as long as OpenSSH does not provide public library, there
> is
> no need to care generally for the API and visibility, but this is
> something  that will need to be addressed in the end if you decide to
> make ssh_api.h public.
> My proposal would be to specify
> __attribute__((visibility("default")))
> to the exported functions in sk-dummy.c or whatever else compiler
> alternatives need to be provided. I think something similar should go
> also to the ssh_api.h

Otherwise all our tests look good on current Fedora.

Best regards,
Jakub Jelen
Senior Software Engineer
Security Technologies
Red Hat, Inc.

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