Subject: Re: [Summer of code] Proposal : a Sftp server
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 06/16/2005 01:12:23
In article <>,
Jason Thorpe  <> wrote:
>On Jun 14, 2005, at 8:15 PM, James K. Lowden wrote:
>> I don't understand why sshd isn't just a better inetd.  IOW, why  
>> can't it
>> accept a connection, authenticate the user, and hand it off to the  
>> next
>> layer?  Why can't ftp & fptd be taught to speak ssh, instead of  
>> replacing
>> them with new, feature-poor versions?  Do all things secure have to  
>> taste
>> like unsalted oatmeal?
>How about teach our ftp and ftpd to speak SSL/TLS instead.

That would be really nice.