Future of rlogin and friends in current?

The Doctor doctor at doctor.nl2k.ab.ca
Wed Oct 18 18:54:17 UTC 2017

On Wed, Oct 18, 2017 at 10:24:37AM -0500, Bob Willcox wrote:
> I read somewhere (don't recall exactly where) here that the rlogin and related
> programs were to be dropped from release 12.0. Assuming this is true, is there
> any plans to create a port of these programs for those of us that still depend
> on them? I use rlogin to login to various systems within my internal local
> network (my firewall block outside access) and it will be a nuisance (and
> otherwise unnecessary) to have to switch over to using ssh.

Same here in case ssh is choking.  telnet port 23 is dead AFAIC for
many systems.

rlogin should be kept as a backup.

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