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Re: libssh2 pubkey authentication with private key only

From: Peter Stuge <peter_at_stuge.se>
Date: Thu, 16 Dec 2010 07:39:05 +0100

Paul Romero wrote:
> > We've been discussing on IRC recently how to proceed with this
> > due to the missing gcrypt support, but I think I'm in favour of
> > adding this feature for openssl-builds as a start even if nobody
> > steps up to do the gcrypt side of it just yet.
>
> Is this related to the fact the libgcrypt can't decode
> passphrase encrypted private RSA keys ?

No, that's a separate issue. Deriving public key from an unencrypted
private key using libgcrypt should be much less of an effort than
supporting encrypted keys.

//Peter
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