From: Philip Oakley <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Randall S. Becker" <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject: Re: Advise request on adding a new SSH variant
Date: Tue, 4 May 2021 15:45:00 +0100 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <email@example.com> (raw)
some drive-by comments..
On 26/04/2021 16:08, Randall S. Becker wrote:
> Hi Team,
> I am getting a bunch of requests from my team (and customers) to make SSH
> configuration easier on the NonStop platform.
> We are currently using a
> wrapper script to drive the variant of SSH on the platform but that is not
> convenient for many people.
> I would like to add an ssh.Variant called
> "nonstopssh", or something like that, which takes a few extra parameters.
> -Q (quiet), -Z (don't display the banner), -p port (obvious but typically
> required), -S (a system process name).
Sounds sensible to me. Maybe also look at past issues that
Git-for-Windows had with folks having too much prior choice (plink,
putty, tortoiseplink). May need more clarity in the docs ;-)
> The code in connect.c looks pretty
> straight forward, but I'm wondering about the best way to pass in a process
> name (it would be something like "$ZSSHX" - usually an environment variable
Hopefully others can chime in.. Maybe see discussion at
<firstname.lastname@example.org> about $ARG variable.
> The program name for SSH, I assume, could come from
> GIT_SSH_COMMAND (typically "/G/system/zssh/sshoss", or I could force it if
> not supplied).
> I'm also wondering about controls for the -Q and -Z
> Should I just use the environment for this and build up args or
> is there a more appropriate way of managing these values?
> Thanks in advance,
> -- Brief whoami:
> NonStop developer since approximately 211288444200000000
> UNIX developer since approximately 421664400
> -- In my real life, I talk too much.
I was also thinking that the lack of replies maybe links to the "Pain
points in Git's patch flow" thread <YHaIBvl6Mf7ztJB3@google.com> whereby
it's all about the proposed patch, rather than thoughts about a
(Sort of like the philosophy of science [method] that ignores opinion,
and demands evidence)
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2021-05-04 14:45 UTC|newest]
Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top
2021-04-26 15:08 Advise request on adding a new SSH variant Randall S. Becker
2021-05-04 14:45 ` Philip Oakley [this message]
2021-05-04 15:25 ` Randall S. Becker
2021-05-05 0:49 ` Junio C Hamano
2021-05-05 2:04 ` Randall S. Becker
2021-05-05 10:49 ` Philip Oakley
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