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Re: HashKnownHosts

On Sun, Jul 03, 2005 at 05:16:08PM +0200, Kurt Roeckx wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 03, 2005 at 03:52:07PM +0100, Colin Watson wrote:
> > The only time I've ever removed entries from
> > known_hosts is when I know that a specific host's key has changed, and
> > 'ssh-keygen -R' deals with that just fine.
> That options seems to be undocumented.  It's not in the man page
> or the help it show at the command line.  But it does seem to
> exist.  (It doesn't give an error.)

It is in fact in the man page, at least in 4.1p1. You're correct that
it's missing from the command-line help; this was fixed in upstream CVS
after 4.1p1, and will be in 4.2p1.

> It also looks rather weird to me to use a tool to generate your
> key to manage the public key of other hosts.

It's slightly odd placement, yes.

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson@debian.org]

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