[maemo-users] Need an SSH client for the Nokia 800

From: Ed Bartosh eduard.bartosh at nokia.com
Date: Tue Aug 21 11:45:32 EEST 2007
On Mon, 2007-08-20 at 23:39 +0100, ext Neil MacLeod wrote:
> > Which device do you have? For N800 it's better to add bora,
> > so for Nokia 770 it's:
> > http://repository.maemo.org/extras
> > mistral
> > free non-free
> > 
> > for N800 it's:
> > http://repository.maemo.org/extras
> > bora
> > free non-free
> > 
> > And then update repositories in AM and you'll find both packages in
> > 'Communication' section.
> > 
> Many thanks for changing the Section, however ssh still appears to be present in repository.maemo.org bora free with Section==user/net - should this package now be removed (however, see next comment).
It's in section net, not user/net as I can see. So it's not visible and installable from AM, right? 
I though that it was the initial goal - to have it installable right from AM, without installing xterm and becomeroot.
Sorry if I misunderstood the point.

Unfortunately I can't change bora repository anyway, so I decided to put
my packages into bora extras. It's not the same package as in bora as
you've probably seen.

> Why do we need two ssh packages (a client package and a server package)? I realise that some users may want just client or server functionality, but aren't these the minority - is there any real advantage having two packages rather than the single package we have had up until now? I thought we were discussing just a change of Section name rather than a fundamental splitting of the current package.
You're right, it's for users who wants just client functionality. Server
depends on client anyway, so it's impossible to install just server. 
I think it's not bad at all to have them splitted, no? I can see at
least one benefit - sshd will not be running all the time if I need only
And, as I said, it's not the same package, the version and packaging are
different. I'm going to create garage project to maintain it.

Ed Bartosh <eduard.bartosh at nokia.com>

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