[clug] scp alternative

Brad Hards bradh at frogmouth.net
Sat Apr 11 07:36:59 GMT 2009

On Saturday 11 April 2009 04:43:59 pm David Schoen wrote:
> Have you considered just using different encryption?
> Chris who posts here recently blogged about just how different all the
> encryption schemes are -
> http://blog.christophersmart.com/2009/04/04/speed-test-on-the-dns-323/ .
arcfour is normally a very cheap algorithm but if you're willing to run a 
special configuration, you can recompile ssh / scp to support no encryption.

See https://bugzilla.mindrot.org/show_bug.cgi?id=877 (you might want to read 
it all, not just the patch).


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