[Bug 2522] Key parser should reflect errors from OpenSSL

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Wed Jun 29 11:49:45 AEST 2016


--- Comment #6 from Darren Tucker <dtucker at zip.com.au> ---
(In reply to Jakub Jelen from comment #5)
> I saw that reverted in the upstream CVS, but quite without any
> details, about use case which it breaks. Is there some more
> information I can have a look into or help?

The breakage seems to occur with keys that are new-format rather than
PEM (ie generated with "ssh-keygen -o" or any ED25519 keys).

one reproduction case was trying to read the key to convert it with

$ ssh-keygen -y -f .ssh/id_rsa -vvv
Load key ".ssh/id_bert": invalid format

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