[Python-Dev] using openssh's pty code
"Martin v. Löwis"
martin at v.loewis.de
Sun Sep 26 17:17:38 CEST 2004
J Raynor wrote:
> Since openssh must handle pty allocation, its support for pty operations
> across various platforms is more robust than python's. I'd like to use
> openssh's code to improve on python's pty handling.
> I know the licenses for openssh and python are different. Can anyone
> tell me if it's legal to mix openssh code into python? Assuming it is,
> are the python maintainers willing to accept a python patch that
> contains some openssh code?
Could you change Python's pty module to more closely follow the
procedures in OpenSSH, in particular those parts where OpenSSH
is more robust?
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