Compounding global and individual settings in ssh-config files?

Jim Knoble jmknoble at
Fri Mar 29 07:56:11 AEDT 2024

> On Mar 28, 2024, at 13:24, Jochen Bern <Jochen.Bern at> wrote:
> [ProxyCommand with 'nc'...] if you know how disparate the options of "nc"/netcat can look from one distrib to the next, you'll immediately know why this suggestion has me concerned. :-}

I may be misremembering or completely wrong, but isn't 'ssh -W' intended to be a replacement for 'nc' in ProxyCommands?

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