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
> 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
|/ 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
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 3 Aug 20 03:04 /usr/bin/slogin ->