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Re: username case sensitive with the sshd service
- From: Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 3 Apr 2013 18:41:52 +0200
- Subject: Re: username case sensitive with the sshd service
- References: <001c01ce307b$db3a8840$91af98c0$ at vertech dot eu> <20130403151229 dot GA19412 at calimero dot vinschen dot de> <155274271 dot 20130403203342 at mtu-net dot ru>
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Apr 3 20:33, Andrey Repin wrote:
> Greetings, Corinna Vinschen!
> > That's not the right thing to do. By sticking to OpenSSH-5.2p1, you
> > end up with an old version of OpenSSH, with unfixed security bugs,
> > thus thwarting the sole reason why you're using SSH.
> > Why not just getting used to entering the username casesensitive, as
> > on any other system?
> Which "other system" you're referring to? I don't know of any that treating
> user names case-sensitive. (Not that I know of many... But Windows, Linux and
> Mac OS X don't.)
Huh? POSIX systems treat usernames casesensitive, just as they do with
filenames. Windows and Mac OS pre-X are the only systems I know of
which treat usernames and filenames caseinsensitive, albeit you can
switch to partial casesensitivity on Windows(*).
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