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[bug#38478] [PATCH 4/4] machine: ssh: <machine-ssh-configuration> can in
[bug#38478] [PATCH 4/4] machine: ssh: <machine-ssh-configuration> can include the host key.
Fri, 06 Dec 2019 13:16:41 +0100
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.3 (gnu/linux)
address@hidden (Jakob L. Kreuze) skribis:
> Ludovic Courtès <address@hidden> writes:
>> BTW, I’m wondering if we should go further and deprecate missing/#f
>> ‘host-key’ fields altogether. WDYT?
>> To me it just seems wiser to have that info within the deploy config
>> rather than out-of-band in ~/.ssh/known_hosts.
> I feel that's more in-line with the goals of Guix -- implicitly reading
> ~/.ssh/known_hosts doesn't seem declarative to me. What's our means for
> deprecating features like that? A warning message when omitted? If
> that's the case, I'm definitely on board.
Yup, we can emit a deprecation warning when the key is #f.
So let’s take that route if nobody objects. It’s easier to deprecate it
now that “guix deploy” is still very new.