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[Bug 771] Add option to override XAUTHORITY env variable

Damien Miller <> changed:

What |Removed |Added
CC| |
Resolution|--- |WONTFIX

--- Comment #8 from Damien Miller <> ---
(In reply to Mario Nigrovic from comment #4)
> The problem with all existing options is that the .ssh/rc (or xauth
> override)
> has no mechanism for passing a new value for XAUTHORITY _back_ into
> the user
> environment.

I don't think another mechanism is necessary. ~/.ssh/rc could
communicate with subsequent shell initialisation via something like

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