Re: ssh-method pty support

On Fri, 2004-05-14 at 11:54, Chris Parker wrote:
> I added pty support to the gnome-vfs ssh module.
> The changes can be found here:
> It does not have keyring support, but it does support URLs like
> ssh://user:pass server and if you do not enter a password it will ask
> your password via dialog (though this is quite annoying as it does not
> store any information so it will keep asking you while it connects).
> Large sections of this code were ripped right out of the sftp-method in
> gnome-vfs.  It uses the pty-open code in gnome-vfs to read from the pty.
> I would make more changes, but I am not whether this module is really
> being worked on.  I would like to add the following:
> 1. keyring support
> 2. change user name
> 3. caching support
> 4. fix some of the problems with editing/adding/copying files from the
> local machine to the server.
> Any changes I make I will be sure to merge with sftp-method.
> Let me know, and I will start working.

While I think that supporting ptys is good and i'll have a look at the
patch later I just need to ask you a question. Why did you chose to work
on the ssh: method? The sftp method is faster, cleaner and conceptually
better. Is there some reason it doesn't work for you?

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