recent(20060106) ssh.1 manual page

Darren Tucker dtucker at
Sat Jan 14 12:18:08 EST 2006

On Fri, Jan 13, 2006 at 11:07:27PM +0200, Roumen Petrov wrote:
> Now ssh.1 contain following statement:
> Public key authentication works as follows: The scheme is based on
> public-key cryptography, ... using either the RSA or DSA algorithms.
> Protocol 1 is restricted to using only RSA keys, but protocol 2 may
> use either.  The HISTORY section of ssl(8) contains a brief discussion
> of the two algorithms.
> Manual page ssl(8) is OpenBSD specific.
> Any suggestion how to change ssh.1 in portable ?
> What about portable ssh.1 to contain a copy of ssl(8) HISTORY section ?

Maybe just a cut-down version of it?  The discussion of SSL/TLS
implementations doesn't add much value to ssh(1).

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