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Broken in: 1.29
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Subject: Compression does not work with Openssh 4.3p2
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I am trying to connect with Net::SFTP to a Fedora Core 5 server which has Openssh 4.3p2 installed. With the "compression => 1" option, it fails with: No matching comp found: client zlib server none,zlib@openssh.com at /dp/usr/imb/perl/lib/Net/SSH/Perl/SSH2.pm line 89 It looks like openssh 4.2p1 introduced a new delayed compression method identified by "zlib@openssh.com". It is possible to change newer versions to support the old method by setting "Compression yes" in /etc/ssh/sshd_config. It would be nice if Net::SSH::Perl could support the new delayed compression mechanism.
Please use Net::SSH2 for new code (or provide a tested, minimal patch for Net::SSH::Perl).


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