Feature request: more information sent to ProxyCommand

Jameson Rollins jrollins at finestructure.net
Thu Dec 16 02:11:36 EST 2010

On Wed, 15 Dec 2010 18:57:03 +1100, Darren Tucker <dtucker at zip.com.au> wrote:
> It's not as simple as it seems at first because currently ssh will
> change the qos based on SSH-protocol level things (eg "you've requested
> a pty or X11 forwarding) ssh doesn't know these things when the
> proxycommand is invoked.

Really?  I would have thought that ssh has already processed all the
command line and config file options by the time it is launching the
proxy command.  If so, it seems like ssh *could* pass all of that
information to the proxy command via the environment.

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