workaround for VMware WS NAT bug triggered by OpenSSH 7.8p1 changes

Dag-Erling Smørgrav des at
Sun Dec 23 07:36:56 UTC 2018

Cy Schubert <Cy.Schubert at> writes:
> Add it to ssh_config or sshd_config if one must but have VMware fix 
> their bugs. Putting workarounds in our O/S to work around a bug in some 
> other vendor's virtualization is something I don't support.

It's something we do *all the time*.  Otherwise we'd just be a toy OS
that hobbyists played with in the weekends on an old spare machine they
keep in a basement closet.

> If we must 
> add the #ifdefs to our ssh, then add an UPDATING entry to say that to 
> enable it put VMWARE_GUEST_WORKAROUND or however we choose to enable it 
> in src.conf.

Then it's useless.

Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at

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