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Re: libssh2 pubkey authentication with private key only

From: Paul Romero <paulr_at_rcom-software.com>
Date: Wed, 15 Dec 2010 15:55:43 -0800

Daniel Stenberg wrote:

> On Wed, 15 Dec 2010, Mark Riordan wrote:
> > Is there a way in libssh2 to derive the public key from the private key, or
> > otherwise make it unnecessary for the user to have the public key file?
> > I've been reading the doc (and the code a bit) and haven't figured one out
> > yet.
> Are you looking for Mark Smith's patch perhaps?
> http://www.libssh2.org/mail/libssh2-devel-archive-2010-12/0009.shtml
> 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 ?

> --
> / daniel.haxx.se
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Paul Romero
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Received on 2010-12-16

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