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News for the lsh-0.1.9 release

	Lot's of bug fixes. This version actually seems to work.

	Bazsi's public key patches is in, although I haven't been able
	to test them.

	The SEXP parser is rewritten to use the new exception
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	framework. The program that makes the most of of this right
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	now is lsh_writekey. Its core reads like

     (params
       (private object io_write_file_info)
       (public object io_write_file_info))
     
     (lambda (backend)
       (let ((key (read (stdin backend))))
         (prog1 (transport (open backend public) (private2public key))
                ; FIXME: Add encryption here
                (canonical (open backend private) key))))))
	
	The sexptest program has been renamed to sexp_conv. It reads
	an sexp (for now, only canonical and transport syntax are
	supported) on stdin, and prints it using advanced, transport
	or canonical syntax. More features could be added.

	The --debug option now dumps both sent and received packets,
	and it includes a human readable name of the packet type.
	Packets of type SSH_MSG_USERAUTH_REQUEST are suppressed,
	however, because they typically contains user passwords.

	There is one known bug: Running without pty allocation (lsh
	-nt) doesn't work, at least not for me.

	
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News for the lsh-0.1.8 release

	Reworked all the error handling to use exceptions. No new
	features, but lots of new bugs.

There are no official releases numbered 0.1.4 -- 0.1.7. However,
these version numbers are used for Bazsi's unofficial releases during
the summer. The unofficial releases feature public key user
authentication and better compatibility with Datafellow's ssh2
products. 

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News for the lsh-0.1.3 release

	Local forwarding (-L) works. -R is slightly broken.

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News for the lsh-0.1.2 release

	First user visible tcpforwarding (-L option). Not tested
	yet...

	Fixed flow control.

	DSA signatures should conform better both to the draft andd to
	the ssh-2.x implementations.

	Better handling of POLLHUP.
	
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News for the lsh-0.1 release

	Added compiler.scm to the dist.

	Changed the session key generation to comply with the latest
	draft (pointed out by Joseph Galbraith).

	Added IDEA support (Bazsi).

	Fixes to pty handling and flow control (mostly Bazsi). 

	Fixed the client side handling of userauth failures.

	By default, if we are running with a pty, use the same fd for
	stdout and stderr. This workaround should make lsh more
	friendly to bash and other programs that expect stderr to be a
	tty.

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NEWS for the 1999-04-25 snapshot:

	Fixed a few bugs in pty and eof handling. Should now work
	about as well as the 03-17 snapshot. Also removed most old
	#if:ed out code.

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NEWS for the 1999-04-20 snapshot:

	Internal reorganization. Implemented the "control language".
	And some bug fixes. See ChangeLog for all the details.

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NEWS for the 1999-03-17 snapshot

	CAST and TWFOFISH seem to work now.

	Includes a lambda->SK compiler.

	Bugfixes.

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NEWS for the 1999-03-08 snapshot

	No user visible changes. Added a instance variable to keep
	track of the amount of buffered data in the write_buffer
	objects (needed to fix the broken flow control).

	Added a generic doubly linked list, currently used by the
	write_buffer and resource_list classes, but which will be
	needed for more things (see the CONTROL item on the TODO
        list). 

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NEWS for the 1999-03-07 snapshot

	Improved CFMAKERAW. Ugly fix for the UNIX98-style pty:s
	support.

	Twofish support (not quite working).

	Started on tcp forwarding (Bazsi).

	Some support for broken ssh2 signatures (Baszi). Needs some
	more work.

	Various bugfixes.

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NEWS for the 1999-02-28 snapshot

	Portability fixes for Solaris.

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NEWS for the 1999-01-28 snapshot

	Some PTY support

	Integrated support for sshd1 fallback (not tested)

	Bug fixes.

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NEWS for the 1999-01-14 snapshot

	Fixed off-by-one bug in dss_keygen.

	Some portability fixes (sys/poll.h, crypt.h, unistd.h).

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NEWS for the 1999-01-08 snapshot:
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	New program lsh_writekey.

NEWS for the 1999-01-05 snapshot:

	Command line options to select which algorithms to use.
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	Various bug fixes. The 3des and blowfish support seems do work
	now. 

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NEWS for the 1999-01-01 snapshot:

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	ZLIB support. (Bazsi)
	Long key support (needed for 3DES) (Bazsi).
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	Fixed configure test for shutdown().
	Various bug fixes (Ray).

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NEWS for the 1998-12-26 snapshot:

	New lsh_keygen program.

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NEWS for the 1998-12-21 snapshot:

Moved most objects in crypto.c and abstract_crypto.c into separate
files.

Added a workaround for Datafellows ssh2 client, which (contrary to the
specification) asks for protocol version 1.99.

Use /dev/urandom, if available.

Collect most object files into liblsh.a.

Started on a key generation program.

TASKLIST and NOTES files now included in the snapshot.


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NEWS since the 1998-12-17 snapshot:

Support for md5 (by Balazs Scheidler).

Various bugfixes.


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NEWS since the 1998-12-11 snapshot:

A resource mechanism (resource.[ch]) used by the server to cleanup
properly when a connection dies unexpectedly. Can be used to kill
child processes, close files and ports, etc.

Generic code for chaining ciphers (crypto_cbc()) and piping them
together (crypto_cascade()).

Some untested support for blowfish and 3DES. A -c command line option
is needed.

A few bugfixes. Thanks to J.H.M. Dassen (Ray) and Balazs Scheidler.