Subject: Re: Question about rdist
To: Christos Zoulas <>
From: Luke Mewburn <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/02/2003 11:45:39
On Mon, Dec 01, 2003 at 02:04:55PM -0500, Christos Zoulas wrote:
  | Finally, I wanted to provide /usr/bin/rdist to be rdist 6, but then
  | I also wanted to keep /usr/old/rdist around. But we did not have /usr/old
  | so I punted. This was years ago, and I am not sure if /usr/bin/rdist is
  | relevant anymore (I think that very few people actually use it, and they
  | could easily port to version 6).

Is "/usr/old/rdist" specified by the remote client or the local
server?  We could always use a different pathname for the
"old server binary" to use when an old client connects, such as

IIRC, the new client will talk to an old server, so we don't need
to have the "old" version in normal paths.