AcceptEnv LANG LC_* vs available locales

Zev Weiss zev at
Wed May 4 07:07:22 AEST 2022

On Mon, May 02, 2022 at 02:17:47PM PDT, Demi Marie Obenour wrote:
>On 5/2/22 15:59, Carson Gaspar wrote:
>> On 5/2/2022 9:05 PM, Christoph Anton Mitterer wrote:
>>> Can you guys imagine to extend ssh, so that when output is connected to
>>> a terminal, it filters escape sequence (to a varying degree, depending
>>> on some configuration setting)?
>> Fundamentally, you're asking for a firewall for your terminal because
>> you can't / won't run a secure client. Feel free to write one, but it
>> neither should nor needs to be part of OpenSSH. It's just a PTY/TTY
>> proxy, and would work just fine as a stand-alone app. If you really want
>> to integrate it, a better target would be something like screen or tmux,
>> so it protects against all malicious terminal apps.
>tmux to be specific; I believe screen is unmaintained.

This is getting somewhat tangential, but for what it's worth while I 
recall screen development *was* fairly dead for a while, it had some 
life breathed into it circa 2015 or so and has seen semi-regular 
releases since then (most recently v4.9 in January).


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