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Re: bin/50148: new ssh does not work at all

The following reply was made to PR bin/50148; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Thomas Klausner <>
Subject: Re: bin/50148: new ssh does not work at all
Date: Fri, 14 Aug 2015 22:39:11 +0200

 What Paul tries to say here is:
 (Apologies for the unreadable earlier reply, my mail system was being
 I don't think that they feel backward compatibility is unimportant.
 Rather, the issue is backward compatibility vs. fixing security holes.
 If a security hole is considered significant and fixing it requires
 turning something off that used to be on, this is indeed incompatible,
 and such a change is the correct one.
 It might be debatable whether the change is justified in this specific
 case, but the implication that this is careless seems wrong to me.

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