Subject: Re: Any point to cvs using rsh? (was Re: Anoncvs pointer)
To: Perry E. Metzger <>
From: Ron Roskens <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/13/2002 10:06:58
On 13 Dec 2002, Perry E. Metzger wrote:

> Chuck Yerkes <> writes:
> > Is there any reason not to just have CVS (and rsync and rdist)
> > just use ssh by default?
> None but history. I would love to see patches that fix this by
> default.
> Those that want to still use rsh can turn that on, of course, but
> defaults are for what most people want...

FreeBSD has already done this:

replaces both points where 'cvs_rsh = "rsh";' in client.c.

Patches to rsync are in the FreeBSD ports tree.