[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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