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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 <wiz%NetBSD.org@localhost>
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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