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Prepare release 1.1

* main.c: Bump the version and copyright info.
* README: Bump the version, and note SID fixed.
* ssh-pageant.1: Bump the version and dates.
* COPYING.PuTTY: Update PuTTY's license, since new code was used.
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  1. +2 −2 COPYING.PuTTY
  2. +10 −8 README
  3. +3 −3 main.c
  4. +2 −2 ssh-pageant.1
@@ -2,12 +2,12 @@ Part of ssh-pageant is derived from the PuTTY program, whose original
license is reproduced below.
-PuTTY is copyright 1997-2007 Simon Tatham.
+PuTTY is copyright 1997-2011 Simon Tatham.
Portions copyright Robert de Bath, Joris van Rantwijk, Delian
Delchev, Andreas Schultz, Jeroen Massar, Wez Furlong, Nicolas Barry,
Justin Bradford, Ben Harris, Malcolm Smith, Ahmad Khalifa, Markus
-Kuhn, and CORE SDI S.A.
+Kuhn, Colin Watson, and CORE SDI S.A.
Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person
obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files
@@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
-ssh-pageant 1.0
+ssh-pageant 1.1
@@ -38,12 +38,10 @@ that necessary.
Note that Pageant itself is not started by ssh-pageant. It is recommended to
add Pageant to the Windows startup configuration so it is always available.
-There is a known issue that in certain environments, ssh-pageant will not be
-able to talk to Pageant, reporting always SSH_AGENT_FAILURE. Pageant asserts
-that the client's SID must match its own, but sometimes Cygwin apps end up
-running with different credentials than desktop apps. The best known
-workaround is to start Pageant using cygstart. See also:
+If Pageant is running, but the agent still reports SSH_AGENT_FAILURE, this
+might be an old SID bug. This is believed to be generally fixed in release
+1.1, but it also requires updating Pageant to version 0.62 or later. The other
+known workaround is to launch Pageant using cygstart.
History: Once upon a time I privately developed a Cygwin terminal based on
PuTTY, which I wanted because I could use Cygwin-native ptys with PuTTY's
@@ -53,6 +51,10 @@ The author wasn't interested in including the SSH_AUTH_SOCK functionality
though, so instead I split that out into this program, ssh-pageant, and I
finally published the code in April 2009.
+Version History:
+* Tue Dec 06 2011 - 1.1 - fixed SID issues
+* Mon Sep 20 2010 - 1.0 - initial release
* PuTTY: An SSH client, including the Pageant authentication agent.
@@ -64,7 +66,7 @@ Links:
-Copyright (C) 2009, 2010 Josh Stone
+Copyright (C) 2009, 2010, 2011 Josh Stone
License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later,
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.
There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.
6 main.c
@@ -1,6 +1,6 @@
* ssh-pageant main code.
- * Copyright (C) 2009, 2010 Josh Stone
+ * Copyright (C) 2009, 2010, 2011 Josh Stone
* This file is part of ssh-pageant, and is free software: you can
* redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General
@@ -246,8 +246,8 @@ main(int argc, char *argv[])
return 0;
case 'v':
- printf("ssh-pageant 1.0\n");
- printf("Copyright (C) 2009, 2010 Josh Stone\n");
+ printf("ssh-pageant 1.1\n");
+ printf("Copyright (C) 2009, 2010, 2011 Josh Stone\n");
printf("License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later"
" <>.\n");
printf("This is free software:"
4 ssh-pageant.1
@@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
-.TH ssh\-pageant 1 2010-09-20 1.0 Cygwin
+.TH ssh\-pageant 1 2011-12-06 1.1 Cygwin
ssh\-pageant - authentication agent
@@ -87,7 +87,7 @@ Holds the agent's process ID, used by \fB\-k\fP to kill it.
Please report bugs or suggest enhancements via the issue tracker at
-Copyright (C) 2009, 2010 Josh Stone
+Copyright (C) 2009, 2010, 2011 Josh Stone
License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later
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