ssh-add won't look for id_dsa in ssh-clients-2.3.0p1-4 but did in ssh-clients-2.5.1p2-1

Markus Friedl markus.friedl at
Sun Mar 4 09:47:31 EST 2001

On Thu, Mar 01, 2001 at 02:10:49PM -0800, Leigh L. Klotz, Jr. wrote:
> Am I broken in some way
> to expect ssh-add simply
> to work with id_dsa without an explicit argument?

no, you are not. but ssh-add did not add the keys before.
should a default behaviour be changed?

apart from that, i don't like 'ssh-add' having default
arguments. people forget where the private keys can be
found if 'ssh-add' acts 'smart'. keys should always be
explicit since they are important. but i could be wrong.


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