Subject: Re: X11 forwarding not working with in-tree sshd
To: John Hawkinson <jhawk@MIT.EDU>
From: Luke Mewburn <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/10/2000 23:32:05
John Hawkinson writes:
> | The in-tree SSH uses /etc/ssh.conf and /etc/sshd.conf.
> When this first came up, it struck me as a terrible idea,
> as it would engender a lot of confusion for a very small benefit
> (namespace friendliness). I actually thought it had been reverted,
> but I must have been fantasizing ;-)
> Are there any good arguments in favor of keeping this? It seems
> to me that reverting it would be a much wiser course.

There's stuff that's not 100% the same between ssh 1.2 and openssh,
and therefore you can't share the raw config files without
modification anyway.

And the .conf extension is more consistent with other stuff...