Partial install question

Nico Kadel-Garcia nkadel at
Thu Dec 6 16:28:11 AEDT 2018

On Wed, Dec 5, 2018 at 12:28 PM John Adams <jxadams at> wrote:
> Thanks to all y'all for the help and advice. I ended up installing into
> /usr/local/openssh (I wish I'd thought to make it openssl-version, as
> suggested) and symlinking just sftp into /usr/bin. I think all is good now.

If you ever decide you want to keep multiple versions around and
symlink in the active one, there is an old, old tool called "encap"
that not only does that well, it links in man pages consistently and
clears links from other versions of the same software package. It was
incredibly many moons ago when I first ran multiple versions of
openssh on the same machine. The last time I used it, I grabbed it

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