sshd. "UseDNS no" ignored?

Chuck Swiger cswiger at
Thu Nov 30 11:25:43 PST 2006

On Nov 30, 2006, at 11:10 AM, Dmitry Pryanishnikov wrote:
>> Is it really open-source? I couldn't find any reference to source
>> downloads or licensing terms on It mentions  
>> OpenSSH
>> as an open-source alternative.
>   Well, security/ssh2 port builds all binaries from sources which are
> freely available at . The following URL:
> commercial.html
> contains both download URLs and "Non-commercial license agreement  
> for SSH Secure Shell for Servers" link.

Right, and the license restriction to non-commercial use only means  
that SSH Secure Shell is not OSI Open Source, because it violates OSD  

> 6. No Discrimination Against Fields of Endeavor
> The license must not restrict anyone from making use of the program  
> in a specific field of endeavor. For example, it may not restrict  
> the program from being used in a business, or from being used for  
> genetic research.
> Rationale: The major intention of this clause is to prohibit  
> license traps that prevent open source from being used  
> commercially. We want commercial users to join our community, not  
> feel excluded from it.


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