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Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2013 18:39:37 +0100
From: magnum <>
Subject: Re: Formats ssh and ssh-ng

On 24 Jan, 2013, at 17:08 , Dhiru Kholia <> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 24, 2013 at 8:50 PM, Frank Dittrich
> <> wrote:
>> Can't ssh-ng report "SSH RSA / DSA" instead of "ssh-ng SSH RSA / DSA"?
>> This would allow to pick the fastest of several benchmarks for
>> performance comparison in relbench.
>> (Of course, the format name should only be changed if both formats
>> understand the same canonical hash representation and if ssh-ng doesn't
>> produce false positives.)
> ssh-ng *might* produce false positives (but it hasn't so far!) and
> making ssh-ng understand old-style hashes requires more work (i.e.
> patches welcome).
> Hence, for now, it is better to treat them as separate formats.

They should be separate formats in Jumbo, but I agree with Frank they could still be "one" format in relbench.

magnum (marketing dept.)

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