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Authored by: Anonymous on Mar 26, '01 03:16:21AM
Replying to yourself is fun. I decided to play around with PackageMaker and package up my ssh 1.x build. This isn't a built of 2.0 since I'm an old school 1.x type of guy. I've put it up on my iDisk at http://homepage.mac.com/zoidctf/ Just download ssh1.pkg, unstuff and double click in OS X's Finder. This will install ssh in /usr/local/bin and /usr/local/sbin and install the SystemStarter files in /System/Library/StartupItems. It'll ask you to reboot, but you don't have to yet. Once installed, you must edit /etc/hostconfig and change SSHSERVER to -YES-. I tried to see if I could attach a shell script to a package so I could do it for ya, but can't seem to find it. Once you change that bit after installing and a reboot, you should have sshd running for login and ssh in /usr/local/bin/ssh for your own use. Anyway, give it a go if you want. I'm pretty sure my package won't make your Mac explode, but bad things can happen. :) BTW, PackageMaker is pretty cool. It was much easier to bundle it up than I thought. I'm tempted to start making packages for all sorts of Unix utils for Mac OS X. I have bash-2.04 compiled and running now. I should make a package for it, and probably get a package made for ssh 2.x as well. You've given me some food for thought. :) /// Zoid.

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