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Re: SSH Tunneling implementation

From: Akshay Joshi <akshay(dot)joshi(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>
To: Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>
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 11:04:45
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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?

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?
>
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