[Bug 549] Login Delay / Remove unwanted reverse map check

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Sat May 3 12:39:32 EST 2003


------- Additional Comments From mouring at eviladmin.org  2003-05-03 12:39 -------
Are we sure this is right?

The manpage states:

 -u0 may also be used to prevent sshd from making
             DNS requests unless the authentication mechanism or configuration
             requires it.  Authentication mechanisms that may require DNS in-
             clude RhostsAuthentication, RhostsRSAAuthentication,
             HostbasedAuthentication and using a from="pattern-list" option in
             a key file.  Configuration options that require DNS include using
             a USER at HOST pattern in AllowUsers or DenyUsers.

I suspect this will break the exceptions listed here.  Which would be wrong.  
Is the original reporter sure that he is not running accross one of theses 
cases?  Since the bug report is prefixed by "When some users..."  not "Every 

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