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Re: pkg/47518: security/libssh MUST be replaced by the real wip/libssh

The following reply was made to PR pkg/47518; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Thomas Klausner <>
To: NetBSD bugtracking <>
Subject: Re: pkg/47518: security/libssh MUST be replaced by the real
Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2013 17:59:39 +0100

 On Thu, Jan 31, 2013 at 04:15:03PM +0000, Noud de Brouwer wrote:
 >  furthermore: this _total_ unknown security/libssh
 The pkgsrc version is not a "total unknown" libssh. It is just a very
 old version of the one that is now on
 If you don't believe me, check it out yourself:
 # git clone git:// libssh
 # cd libssh
 # git log -v | tail -7
 commit c65f56aefa50a2e2a78a0e45564526ecc921d74f
 Author: Aris Adamantiadis <>
 Date:   Tue Jul 5 01:21:44 2005 +0000
     first import
     git-svn-id: svn+ssh:// 
 # cd ..
 # tar xzf .../libssh-0.11.tgz
 # diff -r libssh-0.11 libssh | less
 Only in libssh: .git
 Only in libssh: Doxyfile
 diff -r libssh-0.11/ libssh/
 < VERSION=0.11
 > VERSION=0.12-dev
 >       $(INSTALL) include/libssh/ssh2.h $(incldir)/libssh/
 >       $(INSTALL) include/libssh/ssh1.h $(incldir)/libssh/
 diff -r libssh-0.11/ libssh/
 < AC_INIT(libssh, 0.11 ,
 > AC_INIT(libssh, 0.2-dev ,
 (here follow about 2000 lines of changes since 0.11 and 0.12-dev)
 Also compare the email with the HOMEPAGE of the libssh package:
 So you can argue that we should have updated the package a long time
 ago, but that's true of quite a number of packages.

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