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Re: SSH Tunneling implementation

From: Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>
To: Akshay Joshi <akshay(dot)joshi(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>
Cc: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>, pgadmin-hackers <pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: SSH Tunneling implementation
Date: 2012-07-12 11:51:50
Message-ID: CA+OCxoycUKBPbdr9gX+Z+M8zaoBKCdRo2LihMFvZuGiXo7QCEQ@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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On Thu, Jul 12, 2012 at 12:04 PM, Akshay Joshi
<akshay(dot)joshi(at)enterprisedb(dot)com> wrote:
> Hi All
>
> I have tried a lot to figure out libssh2 is compiled with which crypto
> library, but unable to find it. Can someone guide/help me or do we continue
> with the public key option on UI?

The libssh2 guys couldn't tell you how?

> I'll continue to find some solution.
>
>
> On Tue, Jul 10, 2012 at 6:06 PM, Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org> wrote:
>>
>> On Tue, Jul 10, 2012 at 1:32 PM, Akshay Joshi
>> <akshay(dot)joshi(at)enterprisedb(dot)com> wrote:
>> >
>> >
>> > On Tue, Jul 10, 2012 at 4:22 PM, Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org> wrote:
>> >>
>> >> On Tue, Jul 10, 2012 at 11:39 AM, Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
>> >> wrote:
>> >> > Can we identify which version of libssh is required, and have a
>> >> > configure check for it? AFAICT they are all on 1.2 until the *next*
>> >> > release - so is it really something that breaks on just a minor
>> >> > version? If so, we really need a configure check for it.
>> >> >
>> >> > I think it's ok to say that we can't build with that feature on 10.04
>> >> > (assuming we can find a configure test for it). less sure about
>> >> > something that's less than a year old such as 11.10.
>> >>
>> >> Yeah, that seems reasonable. I'd also suggest pinging the libssh2
>> >> mailing lists to see if there's another API that you've missed, or if
>> >> they can explain why it's necessary to provide the public key and
>> >> private one.
>> >
>> >
>> >   I have posted the problem on libssh2 mailing list and below is the
>> > response that I received from Daniel Stenberg
>> >
>> >   "Any other SSL library" would be another crypto library to be strict,
>> > as
>> > we  don't use SSL... That only other crypto library
>> >    we support in libssh2 is gcrypt. It just happens that nobody has
>> > written
>> > the necessary code in libssh2 to allow this
>> >    operation with that backend. Feel free to step forward and help us
>> > remove
>> > this annoying difference in functionality
>> >    depending on backend crypto lib!
>>
>> OK, so can you please try to find out what Ubuntu/Debian and Redhat do
>> please?
>>
>> --
>> Dave Page
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>>
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>
>
>
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> --
> Akshay Joshi
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