[CentOS] rsh problems in CentOS 5.2 (was "cvs command failure on 5.2")

MHR mhullrich at gmail.com
Mon Jul 7 23:00:33 UTC 2008

On Mon, Jul 7, 2008 at 3:33 PM, Stephen Harris <lists at spuddy.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 07, 2008 at 03:21:04PM -0700, MHR wrote:
>> What's strange (to me) about this is that I can ping and ssh to sushi
> *grin* switch to using ssh for your CVS connections then and bypass the
> whole issue.  rsh is insecure, anyway!

Yeah, but there are problems with that approach.  I routinely do mass
cvs commands in loops, like showing all differences between my files
and the repo files, and if there are a lot of them, I don't want to
have to input my password 100+ times....

It works, BTW, but it's not a great solution.



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