WHAT KIND OF SH*T IS THIS: telnet and ssh

Louis LeBlanc FreeBSD at keyslapper.net
Thu Feb 17 23:26:03 GMT 2005

On 02/17/05 05:47 PM, Fafa Diliha Romanova sat at the `puter and typed:
> let's get straight to it:
> whenever i telnet or ssh to something that's offline, i get e.g.:
> ssh: hostname.domain.com: hostname nor servname provided, or not known
> comeon, can't you guys at least change it to:
> ssh: hostname.domain.com: unknown
> thanks,
> fafa
> -- 

I believe the code is out there for your convenience.  Patch it and
submit the patch.  Even then, you probably won't see cosmetic changes
anytime soon.

BTW, in most cases, you should not be using telnet.

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