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Re: very poor cygwin scp performance in some situations
On Tue, 28 Mar 2006, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Mar 28 09:57, Igor Peshansky wrote:
> > All of the above will probably need to be suggested to the OpenSSH team
> > (preferably in the form of patches). Volunteers welcome (nudge-nudge,
> > wink-wink, Steve). :-)
> You don't seriously believe that stuff like that hasn't been already
> suggested a couple of times, do you? Read again what I said about
> the developers stance on security vs. performance and what I said about
> the HSN patch.
I did read it. The HSN patch is *much* more drastic than what I was
proposing. Maybe I'm dense, but I don't see any impact on security from
changing the buffer size (as long as buffer overflows are properly
addressed). After all, that buffer is used to store *encrypted* data,
Well, one way to find out is to post an actual patch to the openssh list
and get flamed... :-) Perhaps one of these days I'll get a round tuit.
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