[Twisted-Python] Modifying Conch example

Paul Swartz paulswartz at gmail.com
Thu Jul 31 11:19:53 EDT 2008

On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 6:00 AM, Jack Whitham <jack-tp at cs.york.ac.uk> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 01:39:19AM -0700, Pump Kin wrote:
>> Step 1) Is really bugging me here; I can't seem to strip the need for
>> foreknowledge of the public key from the script. I can't easily
>> programmatically access that information in my use case. I do however have
>> ready access to the private key and fingerprint for verification. My
>> modified tutorial scripts just vomit.
> I had the same problem. Some new key management features have been
> added to Conch recently, so you now only need the private key:
> class ClientUserAuth(userauth.SSHUserAuthClient):
>    def getPrivateKey(self):
>        return defer.succeed(self.__getKey().keyObject)
> (Although I still get a deprecation warning about signData if
> I do this..)

You're getting the deprecation warning because you're not calling back
the Deferred with a Key object; you're calling it back with a PyCrypto
key object (that's what .keyObject is)

Paul Swartz
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