Subject: Re: CVS_RSH to ssh
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Simon J. Gerraty <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/19/2003 14:19:23
Frederick Bruckman writes:
>On Tue, 17 Jun 2003, James Chacon wrote:
>> Is setting the environment variable that difficult for folks?
>Yes. ;-) Now answer this: does anyone honestly use cvs over rsh
Yes, about 300 times per day, far more often than I use ssh actually.
Of course I only use ssh when dealing with cvs.netbsd.org
>gratuitious changes are bad, but this change is so overdue that
>other projects are likely to follow our lead, and the cvs people,
Actually freebsd did it already? Or at least the version of CVS we
most recently installed at work defaulted to ssh. Broke my
automated build scripts until I set CVS_RSH=rsh ;-)
I'm not saying don't make this change, but don't confuse your not using
something as meaning it is no longer in use.