[distcc] Re: distcc and ssh

Martin Pool mbp at samba.org
Fri Sep 13 04:22:00 GMT 2002

On 12 Sep 2002, Aaron Lehmann <aaronl at vitelus.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 11, 2002 at 10:30:27PM +1000, Martin Pool wrote:
> > ssh support is certainly on the list.  For the time being you can just
> > use ssh port forwarding and get most of the benefits.
> I'm afraid this is insufficient. With ssh port forwarding alone, any
> user on the client system can run arbitrary commands on any of the
> servers.

Yes, I never said it was a complete solution, just a stop-gap.  The
other major drawback is that it requires you to configure access
control rules on the server to make sure it can only be accessed


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