Subject: Re: CVS_RSH to ssh
To: David Laight <>
From: None <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 06/18/2003 12:12:52
>> 	do people object much if i apply the following patch, to make
>> 	ssh(1) the default way for cvs to contact remote host?
>Two questions:
>1) why?

	rsh is no longer used in most environment.  ssh is taking over its role
	by now.

>2) what about systems that don't have ssh installed?

	ssh is in the base system (src/crypto/dist/ssh), and i'm talking about
	patch to cvs in base system (src/gnu/dist/cvs).  so ssh should be
	installed by default.