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Re: [Lynx-dev] ot: slightly web host ideas?

From: Mouse
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] ot: slightly web host ideas?
Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2018 16:25:58 -0400 (EDT)

>> Since you can successfully SSH into your shellworld account, you
>> might use it as a relay to your work machine using the "-L" option
>> to SSH.  [...]

There is no such thing as `the "-L" option to SSH'.  There is a -L
option to some implementations of SSH, which is not at all the same

> the sshdos client I have does not have a -l option.
>   i. do. not. have. Linux. on. my. desktop!

You're not the only one annoyed by people assuming that everyone else
is running the same ssh implementation they are.  (Or the same $FOO
implementation they are, for various values of $FOO.)  I've even run
into one relatively popular program (well, suite of programs) which has
such assumptions (about ssh) wired into string constants in its source

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