Subject: Re: [PATCH] Request SSH agent forwarding

Re: [PATCH] Request SSH agent forwarding

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Fri, 16 Mar 2012 08:35:46 +0100 (CET)

On Thu, 15 Mar 2012, Mitchell Hashimoto wrote:

> Attached is a patch to add a new method `libssh2_channel_request_auth_agent`
> which requests that an agent forwarding listener be started on the remote
> side for SSH agent forwarding.

Thanks. Can you also provide a man page for this new function so that I can
better understand how it is supposed to work? It would also make it easier to
review the code.

> I've tested the code by modifying the ssh_exec.c example to request agent
> forwarding, which worked great. I didn't write a new example though, so I
> didn't commit these changes (since it alters ssh_exec).

It'd be great if you just renamed your test code then and submitted it as a
new example!

Received on 2012-03-16