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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: 2012-07-10 12:36:24
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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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