Subject: Re: CVS_RSH to ssh
To: James Chacon <>
From: Rick Kelly <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 06/17/2003 11:10:30
James Chacon said:

>You can set CVS_RSH to *anything* and that will not affect pserver.
>pserver and CVS_RSH have nothing to do with each and pserver doesn't belong
>in this conversation at all.
>(CVS_RSH is only picked up when CVSROOT is :ext:...)

The documentation says:

without ssh:

with ssh:

In my experience, if CVS_RSH is set, and :pserver: is specified, cvs update
will return an error.

Rick Kelly