[Bug 866] ssh(1) is too picky about unknown options in ~/.ssh/config

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Tue May 11 03:32:04 EST 2004


Nicolas.Williams at sun.com changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
             Status|RESOLVED                    |REOPENED
         Resolution|WONTFIX                     |

------- Additional Comments From Nicolas.Williams at sun.com  2004-05-11 03:32 -------
> ------- Additional Comment #9 From Darren Tucker  2004-05-10 10:13 -------
> ...
> This seems to be mostly an issue for $HOME/.ssh/config when homedirs are shared
> between hosts.  The simple solution is: don't use the new options until all the
> machines have been upgraded, or if you really need them then put them in the
> host-specific /etc/ssh/ssh_config.

That's not a realistic solution.  Some of these options are best used with
Host specifications, and different users may want different settings.

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