authorized_keys2 directory idea

Rob Hagopian rob at
Mon Jun 4 14:50:51 EST 2001

There is a whopping one patch (chroot.diff) in contrib that is not system
specific; I think we're a far cry from hundreds. If people want the
feature and a patch is circulated, people may apply it and never even
mention it. Patches accepted for contrib could be forced to add a tag to
the version line (similar to apache modules) so a developer knows exactly
what they're up against if someone reports bugs. (I could even forsee a
flag in config to reject connections to/from patched ssh distributions for
the really paranoid...) Would that aliviate some of your concern?

On Sun, 3 Jun 2001, Theo de Raadt wrote:

> > My suggestion was only to put it into /contrib... is that OK then?
> Oh, that's a great idea.  And after a while, we'll have hundreds of
> incompatible versions for Markus to debug when you guys send in
> incomplete bug reports.

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