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Re: openssh needs rebuild for modular X transition
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Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> I'm not talking about providing symlinks to all binaries in
> /usr/X11R6/bin, just xauth. It's the one serious X application called
> from other applications for authentication purposes. The current
> transition method breaks using older OpenSSH with newer X11 and vice
> versa. That's why I think a symlink created in the postinstall script
> of the package providing xauth would be helpful.
I thought we only supported the latest release of packages anyway, and
AFAIK openssh is the only package outside of X11 that calls xauth. But
I hear what you're saying and keep it in mind if the issue is raised.
> Ultimately it's your decision of course.
Once I dug further into the matter, I found that it doesn't help all
that much anyway unless I revert a change in XWin. At least this will
make it possible, and not give people misleading warnings.
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