[Python-Dev] using openssh's pty code

Gregory P. Smith greg at electricrain.com
Tue Sep 28 03:33:20 CEST 2004

On Sun, Sep 26, 2004 at 01:44:22AM -0500, 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?

look at the openssh license.  yes you can use it.  its BSD or better.


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