[ITA] rsh-0.17-3

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Mon Jul 16 09:16:00 GMT 2018

On Jul 16 11:03, Achim Gratz wrote:
> Takashi Yano writes:
> > I agree rlogin/rsh/rexec are outdated. However, most major Linux
> > and BSD distributions still provide them as a package.
> >
> > Should not Cygwin follow these as well?
> Even on the UN*X side the r-tools have been deprecated for so long it
> doesn't really make sense to use them anymore.  The only sane way to use
> them is in fully isolated networks and I haven't seen any of those in
> decades.  With Cygwin running on top of Windows there is ahole other set
> of issues to deal with and that makes it even more inappropriate to even
> offer those tools.  IMHO, deferring to the security lead for Cygwin.

We have a security lead?


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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