libssh2-1.9.0

Introduction to libssh2

Libssh2 package is a client-side C library implementing the SSH2 protocol.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-10.1 platform.

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libssh2 Dependencies

Optional

GnuPG-2.2.28, libgcrypt-1.9.3, and OpenSSH-8.6p1 (all three required for the testsuite)

User Notes: https://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/libssh2

Installation of libssh2

Install libssh2 by running the following commands:

patch -Np1 -i ../libssh2-1.9.0-security_fixes-1.patch &&
./configure --prefix=/usr --disable-static            &&
make

To test the results, issue: make check. One test, using gnupg, may fail for unknown reasons.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

--disable-static: This switch prevents installation of static versions of the libraries.

Contents

Installed Programs: None
Installed Library: libssh2.so
Installed Directories: None

Short Descriptions

libssh2.so

contains functions to use the SSH2 protocol

Last updated on Tue Apr 20 18:52:06 2021