[CentOS] scp scripting question

m.roth at 5-cent.us m.roth at 5-cent.us
Fri Oct 12 16:22:21 EDT 2012


Les Mikesell wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 12, 2012 at 12:44 PM,  <m.roth at 5-cent.us> wrote:
>> So, my manager, in zsh, can do the following:
>> scp -i =(ssh -qnx <snip> cat /etc/ks/ks_dsa) localfile
>> server:/whereitgoes
>>
>> Does anyone have any ideas what the syntax in bash is? I've been playing
>> with this for hours. My manager says that zsh treats the cat'd key as a
>> file, while if you try it with bash, replacing the = with <, it asks for
>> the passphrase of what must be a socket.
>
> In bash <(command ...) should give you /dev/fd/## - connected to the
> output of the command.  Which seems like it should work for that.

Should, but doesn't. Instead, every time when I do
scp -i <(ssh -q <server1> cat /etc/ks/ks_dsa) /root/.ssh/id_dsa.pub
<server2:/root/.ssh/authorized_key

it asks for the passphrase for key '/dev/fd/<meaninglessnumber>

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