Subject: Re: canonical host names in ssh
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/02/2001 14:56:59
In article <>,  <> 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?