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Re: Specifying options for ssh

From: Ralf S. Engelschall
Subject: Re: Specifying options for ssh
Date: Sun, 9 Feb 2003 15:22:53 +0100
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On Sun, Feb 09, 2003, Reinstein, Shlomo wrote:

> I'm using the :ext: access method of CVS, with CVS_RSH set to "ssh2". Is
> there a way to specify options for the rsh replacement? I noticed that
> setting CVS_RSH to "ssh2 -x", for example, does not work: CVS says: "Cannot
> exec ssh2 -x".

AFAIK you've to either use CVS_RSH=foo and create a small wrapper shell
script doing the 'exec ssh2 -x "$@"' or alternatively (at least with
OpenSSH) you can use just CVS_RSH=ssh and override some settings on a
by-host basis in your ~/.ssh/config (e.g. "ForwardX11 no").

                                       Ralf S. Engelschall

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