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Bug 176580 - Review Request: x11-ssh-askpass -- the cool brother of gnome-ssh-askpass
Summary: Review Request: x11-ssh-askpass -- the cool brother of gnome-ssh-askpass
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: Package Review
Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Warren Togami
QA Contact: Fedora Package Reviews List
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-12-27 00:32 UTC by Enrico Scholz
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
0 users

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2006-08-12 08:21:44 UTC
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Description Enrico Scholz 2005-12-27 00:32:45 UTC
Spec Name or Url:
SRPM Name or Url:
GNU Arch: ensc ({archives}/fedora)


x11-ssh-askpass is a lightweight passphrase dialog for OpenSSH or
other open variants of SSH. In particular, x11-ssh-askpass is useful
with the Unix port of OpenSSH by Damien Miller and others, and Damien
includes it in his RPM packages of OpenSSH.

x11-ssh-askpass uses only the stock X11 libraries (libX11, libXt) for
its user interface. This reduces its dependencies on external libraries
(such as GNOME or Perl/Tk). See the README for further information.

Comment 1 Ville Skyttä 2005-12-27 07:35:44 UTC
You have asked and got a confirmation that x11-ssh-askpass won't be coming back
in the near future FC openssh packages, right?

Comment 2 Enrico Scholz 2005-12-27 10:29:00 UTC
"Feel free to package the x11-ssh-askpass in Fedora Extras." from bug #176312#1
should be enough...

Comment 3 Warren Togami 2006-01-25 04:44:37 UTC
Error: Missing Dependency: /etc/X11/app-defaults/ is needed by package

Am I missing something?  This is FC5.

Comment 4 Ville Skyttä 2006-01-25 07:02:03 UTC
That's /usr/share/X11/app-defaults in FC5.

Comment 5 Warren Togami 2006-01-25 07:10:07 UTC
This could be done with a simple conditional in the spec.

Comment 6 Enrico Scholz 2006-03-26 13:47:13 UTC
* Sun Mar 26 2006 Enrico Scholz <> -
- fixed path of app-defaults dir

Comment 7 Enrico Scholz 2006-05-20 09:05:25 UTC
* Sat May 20 2006 Enrico Scholz <> -
- removed '%config' from the app-defaultsdir
- do not own the app-defaultsdir anymore
- added some tricks to the -random patch to avoid removal of the
  clear-the-passphrase-memset() due to optimization

Comment 8 Warren Togami 2006-07-25 18:00:31 UTC
Source matches upstream.  spec inspection is OK, rpmlint warnings are ignorable.


Comment 9 Enrico Scholz 2006-08-12 08:21:44 UTC

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