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Bug 1090 - rsh suddenly needs its arguments quotes
rsh suddenly needs its arguments quotes
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: rsh (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Nalin Dahyabhai
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Reported: 1999-02-09 11:53 EST by Bill Nottingham
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:08 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-02-11 13:21:20 EST
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Description Bill Nottingham 1999-02-09 11:53:13 EST
[notting@bobby:~ ]$ rsh localhost ls -l
localhost: option requires an argument -- l
usage: rsh [-nd] [-l login] host [command]

[notting@bobby:~ ]$ rsh localhost "ls -l"
total 4441
-rw-r--r--   1 notting  notting      4476 May 23  1997

This worked on earlier rsh versions.
Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 1999-02-11 13:21:59 EST
Linux getopt(3) in rsh uses POSICKLY_CORRECT optstring with leading

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