Subject: Re: [PATCH] libssh2_channel_request_auth_agent

Re: [PATCH] libssh2_channel_request_auth_agent

From: Mitchell Hashimoto <>
Date: Fri, 6 Apr 2012 22:26:34 -0700

On Thu, Apr 5, 2012 at 4:09 AM, Daniel Stenberg <> wrote:
> On Wed, 4 Apr 2012, Mitchell Hashimoto wrote:
>> Resurrecting this because I realized I never got a response here. What is
>> the status of this patch? Was there some issue somewhere I was supposed to
>> be looking at?
> I read the question roughly like this:
>  Why does this function take an existing channel and use it, rather than
>  creating a completely new channel in the same style many other functions
>  work?
> Is there a particular benefit from using an existing channel rather than to
> creating a new one?

Ah got it, I'll take a look again, sorry about that.

> I haven't read up the specs on this thing, but after you've sent this auth
> agent request over the channel, is there a limitation to how this channel is
> to be used or what is the application supposed to do (or not to do) with the
> channel after a successful return?

There is no limitation at all. The channel is still fully functional.


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Received on 2012-04-07