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Re: rshd...

On 14 July 2012 21:45, Lloyd Parkes <> 
> On 15/07/2012, at 1:59 AM, Darren Reed wrote:
>> In doing test development for ipfilter, I've become aware of what I'd
>> consider to be a bug in rshd
> Is there any way at all that anyone can justify shipping rshd and friends as 
> part of NetBSD? The only justification I can think of would be if rsh can do 
> host verification via Kerberos, but ssh could do that too with the 
> appropriate patches. At least telnet is a useful network diagnostic tool. 
> Hmm, if we stopped shipping telnetd, would anyone notice?

(Puts hand up). I setup telnetd last week. I can't honestly say it was
for anything useful, unless you actively liked the computer W.O.P.R.
from the film War Games....

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