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Subject Re: [Net] plans for ssh
Date Sun, 23 Feb 2003 23:04:35 GMT
"Daniel F. Savarese" <> wrote on 24/02/2003 09:18:06 AM:

> In message <>, Michael Wechner writes:
> >are there any plans to support "ssh" within the commons-net package?
> Not that I know of at the moment.  Still, if there is demand for an
> ssh client protocol implementation in Java distributed under the ASL,
There is...

> there's no reason it could not be implemented.  That is, keeping in
> mind that a commons-net implementation would in effect be a toolkit
> for building ssh client applications, exposing the protocol to the
> programmer through an API, rather than a full end-user ssh client
> application with terminal emulation, etc.  However, I would guess most
> folks would be adequately served by wrapping a command line ssh client
> like OpenSSH.  Perhaps that's a place to start.  Define some interfaces
Except for the hassles with Windows paths and ssh that keep cropping up 
for us in Maven.

> and provide an OpenSSH wrapper implementation, providing a pure Java
> implementation later only if there is a real demand.
Isn't there one that's part of Eclipse, as well?
dIon Gillard, Multitask Consulting

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