Subject: Re: rcp in /bin
To: matthew green <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Scott Reynolds <scottr@Plexus.COM>
Date: 07/12/1996 00:31:24
On Fri, 12 Jul 1996, matthew green wrote:
> But why is "rsh" in "/usr/bin" in this case? Is much more usefull especially
> for remote tape access to e.g. restore a backup.
> you can rcp an rsh binary over.
... and ld.so, and libc.so.*, and whatever else it needs. But as I've
noted, that's unnecessary for remote tape access, at least with
dump/restore. I don't believe tar uses it either, but I haven't checked
that one specifically.