new Irix feature

Ben Lindstrom mouring at
Wed Nov 8 08:44:53 EST 2000

The first step would be to port up to 2.3.0p1 that was recently release.
Then point us to what patch.  The less code you touch in the core OpenSSH
tree the more likely it will be accepted.

That's pretty much it.  I'd be interested in this "job limits" and why SGI
decided to create them.=)

On Tue, 7 Nov 2000, Dennis Parker wrote:

> SGI's Irix operating system contains a new feature called job limits.  I'll
> skip the description of what exactly job limits is for now (I'll happily send
> it to anyone who's interested).  Suffice it to say that login, telnet, rshd,
> rexecd, etc have all been modified to support job limits and I'd like to get
> openssh modified as well.  I've downloaded the 2.2.0p1 source, added the
> necessary couple of lines of code and tested it out. Everything seems to
> work fine.
> How do I go about getting the changes accepted into the openssh release?
> Thanks for any info you can send me.
> - Dennis Parker
> dcp at

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