Re: How much work for implementing sftp?
From: Matt Johnston (matt_at_real.email.in.sig.net.au)
Date: Mon, 02 Aug 2004 22:50:49 +0800
> this might be a strange question, but Iam collection informations for
> how much work do I have to expection to implement (just) sftp. I dont
> need port-forwarding and so on. For hashing and encryption I'll use a
> library (cryptlib).
> Unfortunately I cant use the session management of the cryptlib because
> I want to use the whole ssh2/sftp stuff in a kernel mode driver and
> connections to a remote machine is different in kernel mode.
> I already at loooked at http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/ but Iam
> unable guess how long it would take to implement ssh2/sftp.
> Has anyone already some experience? Or can guess how it would take? :)
> Maybe someone point me to some more informations on the internet...
> Thank you for your efforts!
I'd suggest running an existing ssh client in userspace, then just
communicating with that from kernel-space. You could even do most of the
sftp-client logic in userspace too. I assume you're doing a filesystem
-- Matt Johnston matt at ucc dot asn dot au