Call for testing: OpenSSH 8.4

Randall S. Becker rsbecker at
Wed Sep 23 01:28:33 AEST 2020

On September 20, 2020 7:29 PM, Damien Miller wrote:
> On Sun, 20 Sep 2020, Randall S. Becker wrote:
> > On September 20, 2020 2:02 AM, Damien Miller wrote:
> > > OpenSSH 8.4p1 is almost ready for release, so we would appreciate
> > > testing on as many platforms and systems as possible. This is a bugfix
> release.
> >
> > I will be testing this shortly on HPE NonStop platforms.
> >
> > Side question: We now have access to the hardware random generator and
> > can decouple for PRNGD. Any guidance on how to do that would be
> > appreciated. We would be happy to contribute the platform changes as
> > well associated with this and the port changes.
> If you add support for the hardware RNG to libcrypto then OpenSSH will use
> it automatically (assuming you haven't built --without-openssl). This
> also have the benefit of everything else that uses libcrypto/libssl pick
> support too.

Need to ask the glaringly obvious question - what commit/branch is 8.4p1 on
at github?


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