Call for testing: OpenSSH-5.4

The Doctor doctor at
Tue Mar 2 00:59:58 EST 2010

On Sat, Feb 27, 2010 at 06:25:38PM +1100, Damien Miller wrote:
> Hi,
> OpenSSH 5.4 is almost ready for release, so we would appreciate testing
> on as many platforms and systems as possible. This is a big release,
> with a number of major new features and many bug fixes.
> Snapshot releases for portable OpenSSH are available from
> The OpenBSD version is available in CVS HEAD:
> Portable OpenSSH is also available via anonymous CVS using the
> instructions at
> Running the regression tests supplied with Portable OpenSSH does not
> require installation and is a simply:
> $ ./configure && make tests
> Live testing on suitable non-production systems is also
> appreciated. Please send reports of success or failure to
> openssh-unix-dev at
> Below is a summary of changes. More detail may be found in the ChangeLog
> in the portable OpenSSH tarballs.
> Thanks to the many people who contributed to this release.

I do have 2 suggestions only 1 I can recall.

1st is to check if poll is an available option on a system and if not
anyone here has an idea for compensating around it?

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