Subject: Re: CVS_RSH to ssh
To: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
From: Harry Waddell <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 06/17/2003 10:18:24
On Tue, 17 Jun 2003 12:48:28 +0200
Ignatios Souvatzis <> wrote:

> On Tue, Jun 17, 2003 at 05:16:53PM +0900, wrote:
> > 	do people object much if i apply the following patch, to make
> > 	ssh(1) the default way for cvs to contact remote host?
> Hm. given that it contradicts cvs packages as obtained elsewhere, and
> that some people use pserver access regularly (including me, depending
> on which anoncvs server I need to access today), I don't think it's wise.
> Regards,
> 	-is

Yes, exactly. 

If people want to use ssh instead of rsh, it's easy enough to
make cvs use ssh. I would prefer that the behaviour remain as it is, since
the need for the change is far less important here than the need for 

Harry Waddell
Caravan Electronic Publishing