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authorDamien Miller <>2008-06-30 00:04:57 +1000
committerDamien Miller <>2008-06-30 00:04:57 +1000
commitbd45afb5ad470ad78b462e3a34faa56b68c98abf (patch)
treec09e5ed233aa90e4d7d0b8236a7dbb8f358a3a81 /PROTOCOL
parent8639920a9b2322b6f54c5511be74b1295591c4c5 (diff)
- 2008/06/28 07:25:07
[PROTOCOL] spelling fixes
Diffstat (limited to 'PROTOCOL')
1 files changed, 7 insertions, 7 deletions
diff --git a/PROTOCOL b/PROTOCOL
index 08b16dc1..64b194cd 100644
@@ -86,9 +86,9 @@ Note that this is not a general defence against compromised clients
5. connection: Tunnel forward extension ""
-OpenSSH supports layer 2 and layer 3 tunneling via the ""
+OpenSSH supports layer 2 and layer 3 tunnelling via the ""
channel type. This channel type supports forwarding of network packets
-with datagram boundaries entact between endpoints equipped with
+with datagram boundaries intact between endpoints equipped with
interfaces like the BSD tun(4) device. Tunnel forwarding channels are
requested by the client with the following packet:
@@ -142,13 +142,13 @@ The contents of the "data" field for layer 3 packets is:
uint32 packet length
byte[packet length] frame
-The "frame" field contains an IEEE 802.3 ethernet frame, including
+The "frame" field contains an IEEE 802.3 Ethernet frame, including
6. sftp: Reversal of arguments to SSH_FXP_SYMLINK
When OpenSSH's sftp-server was implemented, the order of the arguments
-to the SSH_FXP_SYMLINK method was inadvertendly reversed. Unfortunately,
+to the SSH_FXP_SYMLINK method was inadvertently reversed. Unfortunately,
the reversal was not noticed until the server was widely deployed. Since
fixing this to follow the specification would cause incompatibility, the
current order was retained. For correct operation, clients should send
@@ -177,7 +177,7 @@ Each extension reports its integer version number as an ASCII encoded
string, e.g. "1". The version will be incremented if the extension is
ever changed in an incompatible way. The server MAY advertise the same
extension with multiple versions (though this is unlikely). Clients MUST
-check the version number before attemping to use the extension.
+check the version number before attempting to use the extension.
8. sftp: Extension request ""
@@ -207,7 +207,7 @@ pathname, and is formatted as follows:
string ""
string path
-The "" operates on an open filehandle:
+The "" operates on an open file handle:
uint32 id
string ""
@@ -237,4 +237,4 @@ The values of the f_flag bitmask are as follows:
This extension is advertised in the SSH_FXP_VERSION hello with version
-$OpenBSD: PROTOCOL,v 1.7 2008/06/12 05:15:41 djm Exp $
+$OpenBSD: PROTOCOL,v 1.8 2008/06/28 07:25:07 djm Exp $