Subject: Re: Any point to cvs using rsh? (was Re: Anoncvs pointer)
To: None <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/13/2002 12:54:57 writes:
> At Fri, 13 Dec 2002 16:22:01 +0000 (UTC), "Perry E. Metzger" wrote:
> > I know of a couple of people still using rsh, but only a couple. I
> > cannot recall the last time I used it myself, and I'm hardly the only
> > person in that position.
> Uh, then why not do the right thing, and convince the maintainers of
> CVS to take back such a change?

I certainly will be doing that, too.

> I don't see why we should have _any_ modifications to the actual CVS
> sources in the NetBSD source tree, at all.

Unfortunately, the real CVS is not always well maintained these days
-- we have bug fixes they haven't taken back yet.

> I maintain a personal copy of 'cvs' based on the master sources with
> some mods, because ... yes, that's right, I've made some changes which
> were better-for-me (and, of course, I think better in the absolute),
> but which were rejected for inclusion in the master CVS sources.
> Does that mean that i should get NetBSD to put them into the NetBSD
> source tree?

It depends on the change. I certainly don't see why you wouldn't give
us the opportunity to figure out if we wanted them.

Perry E. Metzger