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From Stefan Bodewig <bode...@apache.org>
Subject Re: SSH Tasks
Date Fri, 21 Feb 2003 07:25:23 GMT
On Thu, 20 Feb 2003, Rob H. Anderson <Anderson.Rob@vectorscm.com>
wrote:
> From: Stefan Bodewig [mailto:bodewig@apache.org]
> 
> On Thu, 20 Feb 2003, Rob H. Anderson <Anderson.Rob@vectorscm.com>
> wrote:
> 
>> The ssh task is different from the telnet task in that is not meant
>> to handle an interactive shell session, beyond the password
>> authentication.
> 
> Why not?
> 
> RA> Because there is no need to interact with the shell.

No need for you, but I have to disagree with this as a general
assumption.

People may prefer scripting an interactive session ovber writing a
shell script on the remote server.  You may even be able to run an
interactive program on the remote site and script the answers into
your build file.

Stefan

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