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Re: For those who care about pam-ssh: RFC

On Wed, Dec 03, 2008 at 11:19:52PM +0100, Jens Peter Secher wrote:

>   * The 'keyfiles' option is now obsolete.  Instead the authentication
>     module will automatically locate all files matching the pattern 'id_*'
>     (the idea for this came from a patch from Javier Serrano Polo).

That doesn't sound like a good idea to me.  What if a user has extra ssh
keys lying around that multiple people have the passphrase to, which prior
to this change would have been perfectly safe?

Also, why is the pattern id_*?  ssh also recognizes 'identity' by default. 
Shouldn't this really use the same pattern as ssh itself, i.e.,

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