Ben Lindstrom mouring at
Fri Jun 6 18:33:23 EST 2003

This was during the period in time when we were discussing how to support
sftp only without giving the user a physical shell.  In the end it was
decided that all subsystems should run the user's shell instead.

- Ben

On Fri, 6 Jun 2003, Damien Miller wrote:

> Peter Balland wrote:
> > I was wondering if there is any chance of getusershell() functionality ever
> > making it into the official OpenSSH distribution.  From searching the list
> > archives, it looks like a patch to add this support in openbsd-compat was
> > created by Damien Miller on 2001-03-18, but never seemed to be tested or
> > applied.  I think this functionality would be very helpful, and am willing
> > to take a stab at updating the patch if there is a chance of it being approved.
> Could you refresh our collective memories as to what this patch does?
> -d
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