Variable substitution in UserKnownHostsFile configuration option

Damien Miller djm at
Mon Jan 19 01:31:37 AEDT 2015

On Sun, 18 Jan 2015, Dmitry Katsubo wrote:

> I agree, this feature usecase sounds a bit weird. In my case I am using
> OpenSSH compiled with Cygwin for Win32 and I need to specify in
> etc/ssh_config something like this:
> UserKnownHostsFile /cygdrive/c/Users/%u/.ssh/known_hosts

Is that not what cygwin already considers your home directory?


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