git: Remove most local modifications from OpenSSH.

Thomas Nikolajsen thomas.nikolajsen at
Thu Aug 11 13:29:19 PDT 2016

This commit changed our sshd(8) default: now cleartext passwords are enabled.
I don't think this is what we want.

I do understand that complicated and non essential patches are too much work to maintain,
but this is simple and essential IMO. Hope you agree.


commit f0ea6a7a164d1e1add5907937994265e906d96a3
Author: Peter Avalos <pavalos at>
Date:   Wed Aug 3 18:25:04 2016 -0700

    Remove most local modifications from OpenSSH.
    This primarily removes the HPN patches. It's become too cumbersome to
    maintain these patches as demonstrated by the fact that we haven't
    updated OpenSSH in quite some time. If people want additional
    functionality in their OpenSSH, it's available in dports
    Instead of just silently ignoring removed options in people's
    configurations, I decided to treat these as errors so that the admin
    will need to decide to remove it from their configuration or install the
    dport to get the functionality back.

Summary of changes:
crypto/openssh/ssh_config       |   5 +-
diff --git a/crypto/openssh/sshd_config b/crypto/openssh/sshd_config
-# We disable cleartext passwords by default
-PasswordAuthentication no
+#PasswordAuthentication yes

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