OpenSSH 3.2.2 released : chroot

Pekka Savola pekkas at
Sat May 18 20:10:31 EST 2002

On Fri, 17 May 2002, Ben Lindstrom wrote:
> Out of interest why do you feel it's required to do chroot() at the
> OpenSSH level?  Why don't you invest time into a shell that does the
> chroot() for you?  That would work for telnet, ssh, etc. No need to
> clutter up OpenSSH with options that can easily be implemented at a higher
> level.

One word: sftp.

Pekka Savola                 "Tell me of difficulties surmounted,
Netcore Oy                   not those you stumble over and fall"
Systems. Networks. Security.  -- Robert Jordan: A Crown of Swords

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