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Re: PVM 3.4.2

On Fri, Oct 08, 1999 at 01:32:27PM +1000, Drake Diedrich wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 08, 1999 at 02:19:47AM +0100, Mark Brown wrote:
> > On Thu, Oct 07, 1999 at 11:28:49AM +1000, Drake Diedrich wrote:

> > >    Another change is the /etc/alternatives/pvm-rsh alternative link.  PVM
> > > can now use ssh (and krsh presumably) to initiate pvmd connections. 

> > Could you perhaps change the name to "beowulf-rsh" or something so that

>    I was hoping the remote shells would provide the alternatives themselves,
> and I could then point pvm-rsh to that.  I was expecting the rsh-client
> breakup to include a remote-shell alternative.  Note that there is no

Of course, this is the most sensible thing.  I was kind of hoping that
this was a nice workaround.  Since it seems to be about the same as I
managed to come up with, I guess I'll not bother.

> /usr/bin/pvm-rsh file.  It's /usr/lib/pvm3/bin/rsh.  If you use it you'll
> need to add a dependency on pvm no matter which directory I put it in. You
> probably don't want to do this.  I don't even like doing it, I just got
> desparate.  :)  I suggest reassigning the bug to rsh-client and ssh so that
> at least it's not counted against you.  Eventually they'll cave in and make
> us a link.

Perhaps I should reassign it to severity important like it was when it
was submitted too :-) .

Mark Brown  mailto:broonie@tardis.ed.ac.uk   (Trying to avoid grumpiness)
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