Password Option for Windows OpenSSH

Chris Rapier rapier at
Thu Dec 1 02:36:01 EST 2005

Which means that they might as well use the packaged versions because 
thats exactly what they do. They also put it in a nice installer with a 
script to set everything up for you. As a user level package its a very 
good solution and there is the added bonus of not having to reinvent the 
wheel. Someone who is more technically advanced or more interested in 
being an admin instead of a user might not agree but not everyone is or 
wants to be in that category.

Damien Miller wrote:
> On Wed, 30 Nov 2005, Chris Rapier wrote:
>> He might be thinking of the red hat cygwin product. Still, installing all of 
>> cygwin just to get ssh is a bit like buying a bakery just to get a loaf of 
>> bread.
> You can install as much, or as little of Cygwin as you like. If you want, 
> this can be just OpenSSH + OpenSSL + cygwin.dll + bash (pretty much what 
> the 3rd party repackagings do).
> -d
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