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Re: [PATCH 4/4] services: openssh: Add 'subsystems' option.

From: ng0
Subject: Re: [PATCH 4/4] services: openssh: Add 'subsystems' option.
Date: Thu, 16 Mar 2017 20:45:27 +0000

Ludovic Courtès transcribed 1.1K bytes:
> Hi Clément,
> Clément Lassieur <address@hidden> skribis:
> > I think there is a misunderstanding.  I didn't want to push this because
> > it was not tested, and because subsystems are often useless without
> > Match, and Match is unsupported.  The pair/list thing is not the
> > problem.
> >
> > And I was waiting for ng0 to test, because he asked for this patch (see
> >, so
> > I thought he was able to test.
> >
> > If ng0 still needs the patch and confirms that it works well, I'm
> > willing to update it.  Otherwise, let's drop it.
> The patch looks like a useful addition.  It would be sad to drop it, no?
> If you could add a test to (gnu tests ssh) that would be perfect, but
> otherwise it LGTM.  Perhaps the default value for ‘subsystems’ should
> include internal-sftp though, as users probably expect sftp to just work.
> I don’t have any issue with using two-element lists; I think the syntax
> for pairs can be a bit confusing for newcomers to it’s probably better
> to avoid it in service configuration.
> Thanks,
> Ludo’.

I'm taking a break currently and only deal with planing things or
documenting work and future Guix related work, so I won't test this in
the next 1 or 2 weeks.
I am fairly sure that sshfs still needs this.

ps Clément: 'them'/'they' are pronouns if you don't know the gender and/or
prefered pronoun of a person :)

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