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Re: experimental lsh-util (ssh) debs, kerberos and entropy probs

On 11 Oct 2002 12:12:36 +0200
nisse@lysator.liu.se (Niels Möller) wrote:

> Glenn McGrath <bug1@optushome.com.au> writes:

> > To compile them i had to --disable-kerberos support, for a proper deb
> > package there are a few ways to aproach it
> The lsh kerberos support is quite limited, and contained in one
> separate program, lsh-krb-checkpw. I guess it would make some sense to
> have a separate (binary) package for that.
Ill try and do it that way then.

> > To use the debs it will try and create a random key with a program
> > called lsh-create-seed, i couldnt get that to work but copying one
> > across from my linux machine worked, and the lshd server seems to be
> > working fine.
> It's lsh-make-seed, and I had similar experiences as you when I tried
> building lsh a while back.
> > Only w and df work under the hurd, so it doesnt get to the keyboard
> > stage, i tried using the --sloppy option that doesnt have a prequesit
> > on the amount of data from the first source, but it locked my machine
> > up.
> Hmm, iirc it locked up my terminal, but not the entire machine. I ran
> it on dryden, and I think I was able to login again and kill the
> process.

I see now that lsh-make-seed --sloppy works as a regular user, it only
causes problems if you run it as root.


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