[ssh_x509] x509 tests fail on Mac OSX (pkixssh8.6)

ssh_x509 at roumenpetrov.info ssh_x509 at roumenpetrov.info
Wed Dec 9 02:28:04 EET 2015

On Sun, Dec 6, 2015 at 8:41 AM,  <ssh_x509 at roumenpetrov.info> wrote:
> ssh_x509 at roumenpetrov.info wrote:
>> Hello ,
>> ssh_x509 at roumenpetrov.info wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> I was testing pkixssh8.6 on Mac OSX (on 10.10/Yosemite and 10.11/El
>>> Capitan), and noticed that the X509 specific tests fail on both.
>> I would like to know is specific test fail or if tests for a public key
>> algorithm fail.
>>> On 10.10, it fails when using the system OpenSSL implementation, but
>>> works with LibreSSL 2.2.4 (manually compiled/installed into /opt)
> [SNIP]
> I test with libressl 2.2.4 and note that -rand command line option is
> missing.
> So I decide to make use of random seed optional see attached file
> "0021-optionally-use-random-seed-file-for-regression-tests.patch".
> Correction will be in next release.
> Also I note that LibreSSL doesn not support engine (cryptographic module)
> command and my tests show that engine support is damaged.
> Let me know if reported issue is due to missing -rand option.

The tests still fail with LibreSSL 2.2.4 on OSX 10.11 with this patch.


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