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Re: [Bug-tar] feature request: make --rsh more flexible.

From: Sergey Poznyakoff
Subject: Re: [Bug-tar] feature request: make --rsh more flexible.
Date: Mon, 29 Aug 2005 23:33:31 +0300

Nathan <address@hidden> wrote:

> Unfortunately (for my configuration) it appears that the --rsh option
> only accepts a path to an executable.

Yes, currently it is so.

> option of the rsync command, which works successfully with my
> configuration.  I believe my configuration/requirements to be fairly
> standard (by security wonks), and I want to request that the --rsh
> semantics be changed

Yes, that's reasonable.  I'll add this to my `todo' list.

> (or for advice on how I can do this with existing tar)...

For the time being you can use a shell wrapper around ssh, as others
on the list have proposed.


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