Support for merging LPK and hpn-ssh into mainline openssh?

Damien Miller djm at
Thu Sep 10 05:57:05 EST 2009

On Wed, 9 Sep 2009, Howard Chu wrote:

> Given the existence of this feature in telnet, with its complete behavior
> already spelled out in RFCs the only thing
> left is to map the command sequences into the ssh protocol, which can be
> accomplished pretty mechanically. Actual implementations in the telnet context
> have been available to evaluate for 2 decades. If you go back through the
> comp.sources.unix archives from 1989 or so you'll also find the patches I
> wrote to implement a local command history buffer (ala Gnu readline, but
> obviously different since that didn't exist yet) for the telnet client.

It sounds like you are uniquely familiar with what needs to be done, so
you should get on it right away.


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