Re: [GNOME VFS] Re: [Nautilus-list] uri types

On 04Sep2001 04:04PM (-0700), Ian McKellar wrote:
> On 04 Sep 2001 13:24:31 -0700, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> > On 04Sep2001 02:47PM (-0500), David wrote:
> > > Also, is ssh:// going to be supported anytime soon?  scp?  I am probably
> > > very wrong here, but wouldnt implementing scp be almost as easy as ftp?
> > 
> > ssh is supported in the latest gnome-vfs in the cvs stable branch, but
> > you need to include the username and password in the URI (until some
> > enterprising soul adds gnome-vfs authentication callback support to
> > the ssh module).
> No, its basically unsupported. It may work it if you have your keys set
> up to not require a password or passphrase but it hasn't been tested
> much. I'm going to remove it real soon now.

If you think the module is in really bad shape, perhaps it would be
better to just stop building it for now than to remove it entirely to
increase the odds of some enterprising soul being motivated to fix it.
> The openssh code is broken beyond belief for this kind of thing. Theres
> no way at all to hook authentication reliably. If I get enthusiastic I
> might look at ripping off the protocol code from one of the alternative
> ssh implementations.

Is librarifying openssh not an option?

 - Maciej

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