bug report

jw schultz jw at pegasys.ws
Sat May 11 02:50:02 EST 2002

On Sat, May 11, 2002 at 01:16:27AM -0700, Wayne Davison wrote:
> On Fri, 10 May 2002, jw schultz wrote:
> > Also the example is an odd one.
> It doesn't seem odd to me since the -l option is the one that I've used
> most in ssh (when I don't use the config file to avoid all options).
> The important part of the example is showing how it's quoted, so what's
> in it could certainly be tweaked.  I like the addition of your
> "presented as a single argument" caveat to the text.

The -l option i saw as odd only in the sense that
user at host:... allows rsync to do it internally so it isn't
needed here.  I suggested the -p because i saw that as a
more likely option to be used.

> I had added the extra "chattiness" because, even though it is possible
> to override ssh via -e, doing this is really a less desirable solution
> than using the .ssh/config file.  I thought it might be helpful to point
> people at the better solution so they can avoid having to use the -e
> option at all.  If others don't like this text, it could be removed.

It was the "Feel free" part that i saw as chatty.  I have
nothing against the chattiness it just wasn't consistant
with the style of the current rsync manpage.  The note about
.ssh/config is worthwhile.  It hadn't even occured to me.

> As for the -1 option, it just forces the ssh1 protocol.  I left it there
> since it was the option that started the discussion.

Mea culpa.  My copy (at least) of the openssh manpage is out
of sync with the binary and didn't list the -1 or -2 options
(hope they never get past version 3 protocol :)

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