authorized_keys2 directory idea

Rob Hagopian rob at
Mon Jun 4 14:34:18 EST 2001

On Sun, 3 Jun 2001 mouring at wrote:

> On Mon, 4 Jun 2001, Rob Hagopian wrote:
> > OpenSSH changed from the directory method... not that that's
> > always a bad thing, I prefer not having a separate .ssh2 directory. But a
> > lot of other unix utils have moved to file based rather than line based
> No.. We did not. decided not to use their old single file
> authorized_keys.  As for which we should follow.  I personally don't care.
> It's no harder to me to manage it as a single file or as multiple little
> files.  And the arguments I've seen really does not improve the odds of us
> changing it.

But v2 was around before OpenSSH... they fixed a lot of things
from v1 to v2, I liked that one and was disappointed to see openssh revert

> > And I still think that if people support it, it surely belongs in contrib
> > for people to use at their own risk... what else is that for?
> > 								-Rob
> >
> I doubt Theo ever has had problems with contrib/ code.  It's core
> software that we are refering to.

My suggestion was only to put it into /contrib... is that OK then?

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