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Re: OpenSSH uploaded replacing ssh, please test

On Thu, Nov 04, 1999 at 10:24:15PM -0500, Raul Miller wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 04, 1999 at 07:45:13PM +0000, Philip Hands wrote:
> > There's no problem unless you were expecting the fall back to rlogin
> > to work, when calling slogin.  The non-free version of ssh makes a
> > distinction here, and falls back to the correct one.
> Once again: the command line options are different.
> I no longer have the old ssh package installed, and I don't
> have rlogin installed, so it wouldn't be easy for me to
> remember what the differences were but I remember that there
> were some very distinct differences.
> Of course, if you don't use any command line options you're
> safe.
> Oh, also: slogin would only set up an interactive session.

They appear to be the exact same thing:

bash-2.02$ ssh --help > ssh.help 2>&1
bash-2.02$ slogin --help > slogin.help 2>&1
bash-2.02$ diff -u ssh.help slogin.help
--- ssh.help    Thu Nov  4 22:31:31 1999
+++ slogin.help Thu Nov  4 22:31:41 1999
@@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
-Usage: ssh [options] host [command]
+Usage: slogin [options] host [command]
   -l user     Log in using this user name.
   -n          Redirect input from /dev/null.
@@ -16,7 +16,7 @@
   -P          Don't use privileged source port.
   -L listen-port:host:port   Forward local port to remote address
   -R listen-port:host:port   Forward remote port to local address
-              These cause ssh to listen for connections on a port, and
+              These cause slogin to listen for connections on a port, and
               forward them to the other side by connecting to host:port.
   -C          Enable compression.
   -g          Allow remote hosts to connect to local port forwardings

Also note that the slogin(1) manpage is just ssh's, and on my system
slogin is just a symlink to ssh.

[bmc@lappy(10:34pm)-~]%dpkg -l ssh
| Status=Not/Installed/Config-files/Unpacked/Failed-config/Half-installed
|/ Err?=(none)/Hold/Reinst-required/X=both-problems (Status,Err:
||/ Name            Version        Description
ii  ssh             1.2.27-2       a secure replacement for rlogin, rsh, and rc
[bmc@lappy(10:34pm)-~]%l /usr/bin/slogin
lrwxrwxrwx   1 root     root            3 Aug 20 03:04 /usr/bin/slogin ->


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