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Bug 4415 - /usr/sbin/in.rexecd doesn't work
Summary: /usr/sbin/in.rexecd doesn't work
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rsh
Version: 6.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Nalin Dahyabhai
QA Contact:
: 7023 (view as bug list)
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 1999-08-07 14:49 UTC by strovato
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 1999-12-22 15:15:38 UTC

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Description strovato 1999-08-07 14:49:23 UTC
/usr/sbin/in.rexecd hangs on incoming connection; does not

Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 1999-08-08 16:31:59 UTC
The rexec protocol was broken, fixed now. Please reopen this bug if
upgrading to the latest rsh package from Raw Hide does not fix your

Comment 2 edward.connell 1999-09-08 14:41:59 UTC
rexecd is still broken in rawhide and the 6.1 beta (lorax) release.
Both use rsh-0.10-28.i386.rpm which contains netkit-rsh-0.10.  A new
version (netkit-rsh-0.15) is available at
and fixes the hanging rexecd.

Comment 3 Nishanth Thomas 1999-11-15 19:21:59 UTC
*** Bug 7023 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 4 Jeff Johnson 1999-12-22 15:15:59 UTC
Raw Hide has rsh-0.16-1. Please reopen this bug if that does not fix the
rexecd problem.

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