Confusion over versioning...

Markus Friedl markus.friedl at
Wed May 17 22:12:30 EST 2000

On Wed, May 17, 2000 at 03:43:23AM -0700, J. Paul Reed wrote:
> So, my question is is the 1.2.x branch of OpenSSH effectively dead?

there are no branches of OpenSSH.  version numbers are arbitrary.
version numbers only tell you: beginning with version x this bug y is gone.

> I know
> OpenSSH 2.1 does SSH1 as well, but I only really want ssh1. Is 1.2.x not
> going to be maintained anymore, and will all the new bugfixes, etc. be
> going into OpenSSH 2.x?

yes, only the current release will be maintained. or to put it in another
way: 1.2.x is maintained and the maintained version is called 2.1.

what are the problems with OpenSSH 2.1 ? there is no need to enable protocol 2.

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