Subject: Re: rcp in /bin
To: Scott Reynolds <scottr@Plexus.COM>
From: Brett Lymn <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/12/1996 18:33:25
According to Scott Reynolds:
>On Fri, 12 Jul 1996, matthew green wrote:
>> 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.
GNU tar (and, hence NetBSD tar unless I am mistaken) uses the rmt
protocol to access a remote tape drive. Most commercial unixen tars
don't seem to have this nicety....
Brett Lymn, Computer Systems Administrator, AWA Defence Industries
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