Public key authorization problem with latest snapshot

Corinna Vinschen
Wed Mar 19 17:05:00 GMT 2014

On Mar 19 11:37, Ken Brown wrote:
> Here's some more weirdness involving the recent changes to exception
> handling on 64-bit Cygwin.
> I have an ordinary user kbrown and an administrator user
> kbrown-admin. I use the following command to simulate "su":
>   ssh kbrown-admin@$(hostname) .
> With the current (2014-03-18) x86_64 snapshot, this doesn't work if
> I try to use public key authorization.  I simply get a message
>   Connection closed by fe80::81db:bf3a:6434:6015%11
> and I'm not even prompted for my passphrase [*].  But if I move my
> id_rsa and out of the way, I'm prompted for a password,
> and I can login successfully.
> Reverting to the 2014-03-17 snapshot fixes the problem.

I just checked in a change.  Please give it a try.  If this doesn't work
either, I don't know how to proceed.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat
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