Sending envvars via ssh agent protocol

Peter Stuge peter at
Sun Sep 12 03:01:40 AEST 2021

Richard Hansen wrote:
> How does the ssh-askpass process invoked by ssh-agent present the
> confirmation prompt on the correct tty or display?

I guess it can decide what it wants to do.

x11-ssh-askpass prompts wherever ssh-agent was started.

ssh-agent is apparently often started in the wrong context,
because "ssh-add -c" confirmation doesn't work for a lot of people. :\


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