Bug#655230: ITP: pushkey -- ITP: pushkey - Pushes your ssh key to a remote location. It tries to create a .ssh folder remotley then it adds your ssh key to authorized_keys.
On 12720 March 1977, Al wrote:
> I'm sorry you guys feel like I am wasting your time as I had no intention
> of doing that. As your probably aware this is my first time I am submitting
> an ITP so I am new to the whole process.
There is a difference between telling you that something actually exist
elsewhere already and you wasting our time. The latter only comes in when
the replies of people aren't taken in consideration.
Now, with what your script actually does compared to the existing
ssh-copy-id I don't think it should be added as an own package to Debian.
Instead you should go one of two ways:
- Get it into the openssh-client package as an example, so users can
easily get at it if they want to.
- Or better even: As ssh-copy-id is itself a shell script, enhance that
and submit a patch (probably to upstream), as that is (as you have
seen) the one thing that most people know about, so getting that
better ought to be the best thing.
<rra> I don't know that "useful" is the best overall descriptor of the
things Ganneff picks to put in his signature. :)
<liw> obviously there is too little useful things said so he has to
quote silly things instead
* Myon sees Ganneff adding yet another liw quote