># A.B.C.D SSH-2.0-dropbear_0.50
># W.X.Y.Z SSH-1.99-OpenSSH_3.9p1
># A.B.C.E SSH-2.0-dropbear_0.50
>Connection closed by A.B.C.E
>conalloc: attempt to reuse fdno 47
>make: *** [ssh_known_hosts.unx.new] Error 255
Oh boy, I missed something. Is this repeatable? I think I saw this myself somewhere along the line but I thought I had fixed the problem. Since my time is pretty much taken up for the next week or so, I don't know when I'll be able to check.
>1. The old and new filenames both have the .orig extension! I had to
>edit one of each pair so that the patch could apply.
I just looked at the attachment. There are two ".orig"s per file. One is on the `diff' statement and is ignored (I hope) by `patch'. The second is one line down on the "old" file identifier (---) and `patch' does use that. Which one was your `patch' making complaints about?
>2. IMO, there isn't a need to add a new -L option... are "Connection
>closed" and e.g. "no 'blah' hostkey alg(s)" really categorically
>distinct to the end user?
STDERR is extremely noisy as it is. In my case, at this time, I think I'd add on the order of 7000+ extra lines when I use '-L' that I'd need to winnow to find any important data. Besides, you can't forget that god called "upward compatibility" you know (;-}).
And yes, if you meant "Connection timed out", I think that they are distinct at least from a Systems Administrator (me) point of view.