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Re: [bug-inetutils] Removing r*

From: Alfred M. Szmidt
Subject: Re: [bug-inetutils] Removing r*
Date: Fri, 26 Sep 2008 15:37:49 -0400

   > What subset would this be?  Seeing that the protocols for these
   > utilities are stable, there is not alot to maintain.

   I was concerned about security bugs.

The major security bugs are in design, for one the communication not
being encrypted.

   > The question is what use do they have.

   At work, we sometimes use rsh to login to legacy Solaris systems
   not running a SSH server.

I see.

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