cvs commit: ports/security Makefile ports/security/ssh-copy-id
Makefile pkg-descr ports/security/ssh-copy-id/files
danfe at FreeBSD.org
Fri Jan 21 12:04:32 UTC 2011
On Fri, Jan 21, 2011 at 12:10:04PM +0100, Emanuel Haupt wrote:
> Max Khon <fjoe at samodelkin.net> wrote:
> > Alexey,
> > 2011/1/20 Alexey Dokuchaev <danfe at freebsd.org>
> > On Fri, Jan 14, 2011 at 05:32:37PM +0000, Emanuel Haupt wrote:
> > > > ehaupt 2011-01-14 17:32:37 UTC
> > > >
> > > > Modified files:
> > > > security Makefile
> > > > Added files:
> > > > security/ssh-copy-id Makefile pkg-descr
> > > > security/ssh-copy-id/files ssh-copy-id ssh-copy-id.1
> > >
> > > What special functionality does this tool offer that goes beyond
> > > simple copying/appending the key bu hand to ratify having it in the
> > > ports?
> > You need to enter password at least twice in order to place it to
> > remote host manually: for copying the public key (or do it via
> > clipboard) and for logging in in order to create .ssh directory (if
> > it is missing) and append the key.
> > I ended up with having similar script.
> ssh-copy-id is part of many linux distros and various documentations.
> It's probably the best known script for that particular task (google
> for ssh-copy-id).
> It's simplicity is by no means a reason for not adding it to the tree.
This is very good explanation which answers all my questions. :-)
Thanks Emanuel. Perhaps it should be mentioned in the the commit log
so people like me would remain silent.
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