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commit b763ed05bd1f1f15ae1727c86a4498546bc36ca8
Author: Darren Tucker <dtucker@dtucker.net>
Date: Tue Feb 11 12:51:24 2020 +1100

Minor documentation update:

- remove duplication of dependency information (it's all in INSTALL).
- SSHFP is now an RFC.
---
INSTALL | 2 +-
README | 28 +++++++++-------------------
README.dns | 8 ++++----
3 files changed, 14 insertions(+), 24 deletions(-)

diff --git a/INSTALL b/INSTALL
index 49013e93..23bcf384 100644
--- a/INSTALL
+++ b/INSTALL
@@ -252,7 +252,7 @@ to generate keys for all supported types.

Replacing /etc/ssh with the correct path to the configuration directory.
(${prefix}/etc or whatever you specified with --sysconfdir during
-configuration)
+configuration).

If you have configured OpenSSH with EGD support, ensure that EGD is
running and has collected some Entropy.
diff --git a/README b/README
index 5c83aa50..be79dafb 100644
--- a/README
+++ b/README
@@ -15,7 +15,7 @@ Aaron Campbell, Bob Beck, Markus Friedl, Niels Provos, Theo de Raadt,
and Dug Song. It has a homepage at https://www.openssh.com/

This port consists of the re-introduction of autoconf support, PAM
-support, EGD[1]/PRNGD[2] support and replacements for OpenBSD library
+support, EGD/PRNGD support and replacements for OpenBSD library
functions that are (regrettably) absent from other unices. This port
has been best tested on AIX, Cygwin, HP-UX, Linux, MacOS/X,
FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, OpenServer, Solaris and UnixWare.
@@ -26,37 +26,27 @@ The PAM support is now more functional than the popular packages of
commercial ssh-1.2.x. It checks "account" and "session" modules for
all logins, not just when using password authentication.

-OpenSSH depends on Zlib[3], OpenSSL[4], and optionally PAM[5] and
-libedit[6]
-
There is now several mailing lists for this port of OpenSSH. Please
refer to https://www.openssh.com/list.html for details on how to join.

Please send bug reports and patches to the mailing list
openssh-unix-dev@mindrot.org. The list is open to posting by unsubscribed
users. Code contribution are welcomed, but please follow the OpenBSD
-style guidelines[7].
+style guidelines[1].

-Please refer to the INSTALL document for information on how to install
-OpenSSH on your system.
+Please refer to the INSTALL document for information on dependencies and
+how to install OpenSSH on your system.

Damien Miller <djm@mindrot.org>

Miscellania -

-This version of OpenSSH is based upon code retrieved from the OpenBSD
-CVS repository which in turn was based on the last free sample
-implementation released by Tatu Ylonen.
+This version of OpenSSH is based upon code retrieved from the OpenBSD CVS
+repository which in turn was based on the last free sample implementation
+released by Tatu Ylonen.

References -

[0] https://www.openssh.com/
-[1] http://www.lothar.com/tech/crypto/
-[2] http://prngd.sourceforge.net/
-[3] https://www.zlib.net/
-[4] https://www.openssl.org/
-[5] https://www.openpam.org
- https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/libs/pam/
- (PAM also is standard on Solaris and HP-UX 11)
-[6] https://thrysoee.dk/editline/ (portable version)
-[7] https://man.openbsd.org/style.9
+[1] https://man.openbsd.org/style.9
+
diff --git a/README.dns b/README.dns
index 97879183..29ecaee8 100644
--- a/README.dns
+++ b/README.dns
@@ -1,10 +1,10 @@
How to verify host keys using OpenSSH and DNS
---------------------------------------------

-OpenSSH contains support for verifying host keys using DNS as described in
-draft-ietf-secsh-dns-05.txt. The document contains very brief instructions
-on how to use this feature. Configuring DNS is out of the scope of this
-document.
+OpenSSH contains support for verifying host keys using DNS as described
+in https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc4255. The document contains very brief
+instructions on how to use this feature. Configuring DNS is out of the
+scope of this document.


(1) Server: Generate and publish the DNS RR

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