PuTTY wish openssh-new-key-format

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summary: Support import/export of OpenSSH 6.5's new private key format
class: wish: This is a request for an enhancement.
difficulty: tricky: Needs many tuits.
blocks: ed25519
fixed-in: 90af5bed04f8e4dcf7e42c464b1be6cc7056f768 (0.68)

OpenSSH 6.5 introduced a new format for private keys on disc. It would be useful if PuTTYgen understood it.

In particular, this is needed to work with OpenSSH's Ed25519 keys, since they've used the new format since day one.

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(last revision of this bug record was at 2023-07-12 18:17:22 +0100)