Subject: Re: Policy questions
To: Bruce J.A. Nourish <>
From: Ognyan Kulev <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/31/2003 10:40:59
Bruce J.A. Nourish wrote:
>  * Have we considered removing r{sh,cmd,cp} from the base distribution?
>    They are of dubious security and utility, and, I think, OpenBSD has
>    already ditched them.

Well, most people here agree that it's good to keep them.  I've just 
read rsh(1) man page and there is no mention of security implications. 
So, instead of removing r*, isn't it better to mention how insecure is 
this family of commands in their man pages?

Ognyan Kulev <ogi@{,,}>
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