[Cvsnt] ToirtoiseCVS 0.48 uses CVSNT by default

Tony Hoyle tmh at nothing-on.tv
Tue Apr 2 12:08:37 BST 2002

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Francis Irving wrote:

> The trouble is, that CVS_RSH environment variable isn't stored
> anywhere (in the CVS/Root file, for example) so you can't mix two
> different uses of it.

RSH protocol is pretty useless.  It was pretty useless when it was
written but they didn't have any choice then... we have ssh now which at
least has some security.

> So I'd prefer it if :server: automatically used RSH...

There's no such protocol as :server: AFAIK.

There's really nothing to stop you setting CVS_RSH to 'rsh' and using
that as a default.  No changes to cvs are necessary.


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