[racket] looking for a simple ssh library.

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Thu Feb 28 10:56:36 EST 2013

30 minutes ago, Michael Wilber wrote:
> I know it's a hack but for my needs, I just spawn a synchronous ssh
> process, like this:
> (define (get-remote-file file)
>   (define success? #t)
>   (define remote-bytes
>     (with-output-to-bytes
>      (λ() (set! success?
>                 (system (format "ssh machinename cat ~a" file))))))
>   (and success? remote-bytes))

(`system' should almost never be used in public code...  Imagine
someone using the above code and dealing with the consequences of file
names like "foo; rm -rf ~".)

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