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Date: Sun, 29 Apr 2001 22:08:20 +0200
From: Corinna Vinschen <cygwin-apps AT cygwin DOT com>
To: cygwin-apps AT cygwin DOT com
Subject: Re: rshd uses pipes to communicate with shell
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In-Reply-To: <13043917449.20010428233534@logos-m.ru>; from deo@logos-m.ru on Sat, Apr 28, 2001 at 11:35:34PM +0400

On Sat, Apr 28, 2001 at 11:35:34PM +0400, egor duda wrote:
> Hi!
> 
>   is there some special reason for using pipes in rshd? this breaks
> programs that rely on getpeername() for additional security check when
> they're called from rshd.

It's the base implementation. I didn't change anything except for
getting it working. Feel free to change it but be aware of that
annoying socketpair problem some users have. Just in case...

Corinna

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