name pollution

Damien Miller djm at
Sat Apr 2 20:09:13 EST 2005

Peter Quiring wrote:
> I've finally got SSH compiling for me, but there are a few filenames 
> that conflict with other projects out there (zlib, etc.) and I'm unable 
> to create a monolithic library with SSH without renaming some files.
> Could you prefix "ssh" to the following files in the next release of 
> OpenSSH.  Thanks.
> crc32,buffer,compress,base64(openbsd file).

We won't rename these - to do so would obfuscate a lot of CVS history
and make it difficult find changes with "cvs diff". Perhaps you should
just adjust your build scripts to do the renames for you.


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