Subject: Re: CVS_RSH to ssh
To: Frederick Bruckman <>
From: Simon J. Gerraty <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 06/19/2003 14:13:17
>I think it's a good idea. On every new system I install, "cvs" fails
>mysteriously until I remember to set CVS_RSH=ssh. Who uses "rsh"
>nowadays, anyway? ("pserver" != "rsh")

I do (use rsh) as to dozens of others who work in large
internal s/w projects.  Not that that is an argument against 
making ssh the default, just that it is indeed still useful.
rsh is still light weight compared to ssh.