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

Damien Miller djm at
Sun Mar 4 10:22:23 EST 2001

On Sat, 3 Mar 2001, Markus Friedl wrote:

> 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.

I agree, but it will annoy people if their scripts suddenly break.
Perhaps a transitional error("You must specify the path...") is in order.


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