Subject: Re: FYI: Redhat switched to curl built with libssh...

Re: FYI: Redhat switched to curl built with libssh...

From: Will Cosgrove <>
Date: Sat, 5 May 2018 11:31:10 -0700

This is disappointing, but not surprising, given the lack of modern cryto support. I hope my ECDSA/ED25519 key support and up-coming etm and chacha20 support will help spur renewed interest in maintaining the library.


> On May 5, 2018, at 5:45 AM, Peter Stuge <> wrote:
> Daniel Stenberg wrote:
>> ... instead of libssh2.
>> Info:
> This is typical behavior from Red Hat, as expected given their
> position as a Linux vendor.
> The sad part of the story is how distributions often demonstrate
> utter disinterest in choice, diversity and information. When one
> major distribution makes some change it's a pretty sure bet that
> most other will copy shortly thereafter.
> For libssh2 I guess this means Kamil's contribution will end - sorry
> to see you leave the project Kamil - thanks for your work so far!
> //Peter
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Received on 2018-05-05