Need help with GDB test run: Asks for password although ssh setup not to require password.

Anmol P. Paralkar
Tue Oct 28 23:08:00 GMT 2008

On Sun, 26 Oct 2008, Andreas Schwab wrote:

> "Anmol P. Paralkar" <> writes:
>>  I am trying to setup GDB DejaGNU remote testing using gdbserver. I have set things up so
>>  that I can ssh to my target machine without it asking for my password.
> Which method did you use for that?

  I had used:

  but please read on, below.

>>  Is the failure I am seeing in the DejaGNU run really due to the gdbserver not being
>>  up prior to the remote connect attempt on the hostside GDB in turn, due to the password
>>  being asked on the ssh? What am I doing wrong here? Kindly help.
> Most likely some environment variables are lost, maybe SSH_AUTH_SOCK.
> Andreas.
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> Andreas Schwab, SuSE Labs,
> SuSE Linux Products GmbH, Maxfeldstraße 5, 90409 Nürnberg, Germany
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> "And now for something completely different."

  I was using instructions from:

  In particular, I needed to make this change:

--- dejagnu-1.4.4-orig/lib/remote.exp   2003-10-11 07:42:46.000000000 +0100
+++ dejagnu-1.4.4/lib/remote.exp        2005-01-05 14:46:44.635002000 +0000
@@ -865,7 +865,8 @@
if ![board_info $dest exists username] {
set rsh_useropts ""
} else {
-        set rsh_useropts "-l $username"
+        set username [board_info $dest username]
+        set rsh_useropts "-l$username"

if [board_info $dest exists hostname] {

  I hand-patched (lesson learnt!), and ended up overlooking the space (between the -l and $username)
  as I made the change, and got the "Connection refused"'s. I do not see the problem after having
  taken care of that.

  Thank you very much for your response.

Best Regards,

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