Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 17139
ssh-add / openssh-askpass problem
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:37:58 EDT
The openssh-askpass dialog never accepts the passphrase the first time.
I always have to type it twice. I have tested different window managers.
No problems under RH6.2 and on the command-line.
The version in the build tree appears to be working correctly. It prints out
whatever I've typed the first time.
This is in fact a very weird problem! I just replaced the ssh-askpass by a
to figure out what is wrong:
echo $PASS >> /tmp/pass.log
And now it works!? If I remove the wrapper it doesn't. This looks like quantum
mechanics to me:
Watching the experiment changes its outcome! Anyway, I hope this is gone in the