Subject: Re: CVS_RSH to ssh
To: David Brownlee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Douwe Kiela <email@example.com>
Date: 06/17/2003 14:27:40
David Brownlee wrote:
>On Tue, 17 Jun 2003, David Laight wrote:
>>On Tue, Jun 17, 2003 at 05:16:53PM +0900, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>>> do people object much if i apply the following patch, to make
>>> ssh(1) the default way for cvs to contact remote host?
>> Most people tend to use cvs over ssh nowdays - particularly
>> anyone dealing with the NetBSD source tree (pkgsrc included).
I agree, but it isn't much trouble to set one simple environment variable.
>>2) what about systems that don't have ssh installed?
>> These would tend to be infrequent in modern NetBSD systems :)
>> We would need to document the change loudly, but I would very
>> much like to see it made.
I guess this would generate a lot of stupid questions on mailing lists
it isn't standard behavjor for CVS is it? I think it shouldn't default
that isn't in base by default.. So unless we put SSH in base I think we
to rsh (just my humble opinion).