Subject: Re: Download libssh2 source via HTTPS?

Re: Download libssh2 source via HTTPS?

From: Will Cosgrove <>
Date: Sun, 8 Mar 2015 15:58:08 -0700

Exactly, here's where I say our diff is as simple as a pull request on github. Review it and apply it to trunk, done. Posting diffs to an email list in 2015 as the preferred way of committing patches, IMHO, is a huge barrier to entry. At least it is for our team.


> On Mar 8, 2015, at 3:17 PM, Daniel Stenberg <> wrote:
>> On Sun, 8 Mar 2015, Will Cosgrove wrote:
>> We have created a trac issue including a diff with additional HMAC support #286 and it has never been applied. It's going on 11 months of just sitting there. That indicates a problem with the current process that I'd like to see resolved.
> Unfortunately, I think our greatest problem is that we're just not enough people with time and energy to spend on libssh2 issues.
> Issues posted to trac are basically not being read or handled by anyone, it is just a way to store them until someone at some point in the future wants to help out and push our project forward. This can be seen by the large amount of open issues, many of them very old.
> Also, personally, I would much more appreciate if people brought issues and disussions to the mailing list as I will see such more likely and timely and participate in that.
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Received on 2015-03-08