Bug#399840: Do we want an ssh-server task?
On Wednesday 29 July 2009, Christian Perrier wrote:
> An interesting proposal that Colin made was to converge towards a task
> named "Login server" or something similar, that would include
> openssh-server, along with other packages such as denyhosts (or
> sshguard), rssh (Restricted shell allowing scp, sftp, cvs, svn, rsync
> or rdist), molly-guard (protects machines from accidental
Most systems really only want ssh, not any of the rest. The real problem
with ssh server is that almost everybody wants it, but we only want it
installed deliberately because of the open port. Probably a separate task
for it is the only realistic solution.
Also, I doubt that anybody using D-I would have a clear idea of what
a "Login server" task would actually contain, making it bad from a