Subject: Re: MIgration from libssh

Re: MIgration from libssh

From: Antenore Gatta <>
Date: Fri, 2 Sep 2016 02:03:28 +0200

On 09/01/16 17:42, Antenore Gatta wrote:
>> So what in particular looks outdated? We could possibly try to
>> > address those specific concerns if you articulate them.
> Mainly it was just a feeling because it wasn't updated since 2015 (at
> that time there were only minor fixes).
> Looking at it, without reading the changelogs (my bad), it sounds like
> libssh support more kex than libssh2, on the contrary libssh2, now,
> it's much more compliant.
> The same for the others (host key, etc).
> Now you support CMake as well, but you say in the comparison that you
> don't.
> From my point of view, it's better to don't have a comparison at all
> that having one the put libssh2 behind libssh (otherwise I wouldn't be
> here :-) ), also the other way around wouldn't be good (stating libssh
> is better than libssh2)
> I don't promise anything, but as I need this comparison to actually
> move to libssh, I could try to rewrite it myself.
Actually the situation is a bit different, so I've submitted a PR with
just some differences,, please let
me know any disagreements and/or issues.

It's not a definitive work, because I'd like to go further in the
analysis (doing already).

Kind regards


Received on 2016-09-02