|author||Ben Lindstrom <email@example.com>||2001-03-14 21:30:18 +0000|
|committer||Ben Lindstrom <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2001-03-14 21:30:18 +0000|
- (bal) Cygwin README change by Corinna Vinschen <email@example.com>
Diffstat (limited to 'contrib')
1 files changed, 9 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/contrib/cygwin/README b/contrib/cygwin/README
index dd237f2c..798e5d62 100644
@@ -111,6 +111,12 @@ You'll have to decide before starting sshd!
+Please note that OpenSSH does never use the value of $HOME to
+search for the users configuration files! It always uses the
+value of the pw_dir field in /etc/passwd as the home directory.
+If no home diretory is set in /etc/passwd, the root directory
+is used instead!
You may use all features of the CYGWIN=ntsec setting the same
way as they are used by the `login' port on sources.redhat.com:
@@ -129,10 +135,10 @@ way as they are used by the `login' port on sources.redhat.com:
-V2 server and user keys are generated by `ssh-config'. If you want to
-create DSA keys by yourself, call ssh-keygen with `-d' option.
+SSH2 server and user keys are generated by the `ssh-*-config' scripts
-DSA authentication similar to RSA:
+SSH2 authentication similar to SSH1:
Add keys to ~/.ssh/authorized_keys2
Interop. w/ ssh.com dsa-keys:
ssh-keygen -f /key/from/ssh.com -X >> ~/.ssh/authorized_keys2