Confusion over versioning...

Damien Miller djm at
Wed May 17 22:55:33 EST 2000

On Wed, 17 May 2000, J. Paul Reed wrote:

> > what are the problems with OpenSSH 2.1 ? there is no need to enable
> > protocol 2.
> Is that a compile-time option? Can I disable ssh2 support in OpenSSH
> 2.1?

Better than that - it is a runtime option.

> I've heard some bug reports from the field about people getting
> OpenSSH 2.1 to work...but I haven't tried, and for everyone who has
> a problem, probably 10 people get it to work fine.

There are some problems with the new entropy collection on systems
that lack /dev/random. I will be releasing a patch very shortly to 
address these.

Damien Miller

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