Re: OpenSSH PKCS#11merge
I am looking forward to continue working with you...
On 10/14/07, Alon Bar-Lev <email@example.com> wrote:[color=blue]
> On 10/14/07, Peter Stuge <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:[color=green]
> > Hi,
> > On Sat, Oct 13, 2007 at 06:13:22PM +0200, Alon Bar-Lev wrote:[color=darkred]
> > > I will be happy to continue working with you on this one... I hope
> > > you did not give up :)[/color]
> > Not given up, just no free time. Your previous message is still in my
> > inbox, waiting for a reply. :\[/color]
> That's good.
> > > The major issue I need to know:
> > > a. Do you think the agent protocol should be modified, as per my
> > > explanation?[/color]
> > Short answer: No[/color]
> Well... I will wait for your long answer, as this is the most
> important issue and we need to make sure we understand how to
> > > c. Do you think the utility that shows available PKCS#11 ids be
> > > part of ssh-add or separate utility?[/color]
> > Hm, maybe separate? But I read between the lines that you weren't
> > planning on implementing p11 support in ssh without the agent?[/color]
> I haven't done this because it is harder to maintain an external patch
> with too much upstream modifications. If we going to merge it should
> agentless mode should also be supported (The same as current OpenSC
> specific implementation).
> > > d. I need allocation of options (short parameter names) for PKCS#11
> > > options.[/color]
> > This is another good reason to investigate upstream attitude towards
> > p11. After all, portable OpenSSH is just a derivative.[/color]
> OK. I will wait for a reply regarding this.
> I will have some more patience... :)
> Best Regards,
> Alon Bar-Lev.
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