Commit 5bf5d67d authored by Ben Lindstrom's avatar Ben Lindstrom

- markus@cvs.openbsd.org 2001/06/26 17:25:34

     [ssh.1]
     document SSH_ASKPASS; fubob@MIT.EDU
parent ec95ed9b
......@@ -59,6 +59,9 @@
servconf.c servconf.h session.c sshconnect1.c sshd.c]
Kerberos v5 support for SSH1, mostly from Assar Westerlund
<assar@freebsd.org> and Bjorn Gronvall <bg@sics.se>. markus@ ok
- markus@cvs.openbsd.org 2001/06/26 17:25:34
[ssh.1]
document SSH_ASKPASS; fubob@MIT.EDU
20010629
- (bal) Removed net_aton() since we don't use it any more
......@@ -5886,4 +5889,4 @@
- Wrote replacements for strlcpy and mkdtemp
- Released 1.0pre1
$Id: ChangeLog,v 1.1358 2001/07/04 04:21:14 mouring Exp $
$Id: ChangeLog,v 1.1359 2001/07/04 04:31:38 mouring Exp $
......@@ -34,7 +34,7 @@
.\" (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF
.\" THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.
.\"
.\" $OpenBSD: ssh.1,v 1.117 2001/06/23 17:48:19 itojun Exp $
.\" $OpenBSD: ssh.1,v 1.118 2001/06/26 17:25:34 markus Exp $
.Dd September 25, 1999
.Dt SSH 1
.Os
......@@ -1138,6 +1138,29 @@ Set to the default
.Ev PATH ,
as specified when compiling
.Nm ssh .
.It Ev SSH_ASKPASS
If
.Nm
needs a passphrase, it will read the passphrase from the current
terminal if it was run from a terminal.
If
.Nm
does not have a terminal associated with it but
.Ev DISPLAY
and
.Ev SSH_ASKPASS
are set, it will execute the program specified by
.Ev SSH_ASKPASS
and open an X11 window to read the passphrase.
This is particularly useful when calling
.Nm
from a
.Pa .Xsession
or related script.
(Note that on some machines it
may be necessary to redirect the input from
.Pa /dev/null
to make this work.)
.It Ev SSH_AUTH_SOCK
indicates the path of a unix-domain socket used to communicate with the
agent.
......
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