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Author: dtucker at openbsd.org <dtucker at openbsd.org>
Date: Wed May 6 05:45:17 2015 +0000
Clarify pseudo-terminal request behaviour and use
"pseudo-terminal" consistently. bz#1716, ok jmc@ "I like it" deraadt at .
ssh.1 | 27 +++++++++++++++++++--------
1 file changed, 19 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)
diff --git a/ssh.1 b/ssh.1
index da64b71..dd01b97 100644
@@ -33,8 +33,8 @@
.\" (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF
.\" THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.
-.\" $OpenBSD: ssh.1,v 1.356 2015/03/03 06:48:58 djm Exp $
-.Dd $Mdocdate: March 3 2015 $
+.\" $OpenBSD: ssh.1,v 1.357 2015/05/06 05:45:17 dtucker Exp $
+.Dd $Mdocdate: May 6 2015 $
.Dt SSH 1
@@ -584,9 +584,9 @@ of SSH as a secure transport for other applications (eg.\&
.Xr sftp 1 ) .
The subsystem is specified as the remote command.
.It Fl T
-Disable pseudo-tty allocation.
+Disable pseudo-terminal allocation.
.It Fl t
-Force pseudo-tty allocation.
+Force pseudo-terminal allocation.
This can be used to execute arbitrary
screen-based programs on a remote machine, which can be very useful,
e.g. when implementing menu services.
@@ -876,15 +876,26 @@ option can be used to control logins to machines whose
host key is not known or has changed.
When the user's identity has been accepted by the server, the server
-either executes the given command, or logs into the machine and gives
-the user a normal shell on the remote machine.
+either executes the given command in a non-interactive session or,
+if no command has been specified, logs into the machine and gives
+the user a normal shell as an interactive session.
All communication with
the remote command or shell will be automatically encrypted.
-If a pseudo-terminal has been allocated (normal login session), the
+If an interactive session is requested
+by default will only request a pseudo-terminal (pty) for interactive
+sessions when the client has one.
+can be used to override this behaviour.
+If a pseudo-terminal has been allocated the
user may use the escape characters noted below.
-If no pseudo-tty has been allocated,
+If no pseudo-terminal has been allocated,
the session is transparent and can be used to reliably transfer binary data.
On most systems, setting the escape character to
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