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Package: lftp
Version: 4.6.3a-1
Severity: normal

When the ssh server is configured to allow login via authorized_keys,
using lftp to connect to it with fish:// results in it prompting for a
password despite no password being needed. The password entered is never

-- System Information:
Debian Release: stretch/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Foreign Architectures: i386

Kernel: Linux 4.2.0-1-amd64 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.utf8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.utf8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)

Versions of packages lftp depends on:
ii  libc6              2.19-22
ii  libgcc1            1:5.2.1-23
ii  libgnutls-deb0-28  3.3.18-1
ii  libidn11           1.32-3
ii  libreadline6       6.3-8+b3
ii  libstdc++6         5.2.1-23
ii  libtinfo5          6.0+20151024-1
ii  netbase            5.3
ii  zlib1g             1:1.2.8.dfsg-2+b1

lftp recommends no packages.

lftp suggests no packages.

-- no debconf information

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fixed 806677 4.8.0-1
tags 806677 + upstream


the unnecessary prompt should be fixed with the latest lftp version.

$ LC_ALL=C lftp -d fish://localhost
lftp localhost:~> ls
---- Running connect program (ssh -a -x localhost echo\ FISH:\;/bin/sh)
<--- FISH:                 
---> #FISH
TZ=GMT;export TZ;LC_ALL=C;export LC_ALL;exec
2>&1;echo;start_fish_server;echo '### 200'
---> #VER 0.0.2
echo '### 000'
---> #PWD
pwd; echo '### 200'
<--- /bin/sh: 2: start_fish_server: not found
<--- ### 200
<--- ### 000
<--- /home/nk
<--- ### 200
---- home set to /home/nk
---> #LIST 
ls -la ; echo '### 200'
total 1080
drwxr-xr-x 1 nk   nk     1098 Aug  5 14:47 .
drwxr-xr-x 1 root root     46 Dec 23  2014 ..



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