Subject: Re: canonical host names in ssh
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Christos Zoulas <email@example.com>
Date: 02/02/2001 14:56:59
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, <email@example.com> wrote:
>>The ssh in NetBSD used to canonicalize hostnames (when reading/writing
>>known_hosts at least) but that stopped when the 2.3.0/20010105 stuff was
>>merged in a couple of weeks ago.
>>Was that intentional? I liked the previous behaviour.
> i believe the change is intentional. it was done between
> openssh 2.2.0 -> 2.3.0 (the change is not local to netbsd).
Actually, I fixed a bug in 2.2.0 where it *sometimes* did not canonicalize.
Has the code been totally removed in 2.3.0? What is the justification?