|RSH(1)||General Commands Manual||RSH(1)|
rsh — remote
rsh executes command
rsh copies its standard input to the
remote command, the standard output of the remote command to its standard
output, and the standard error of the remote command to its standard error.
Interrupt, quit and terminate signals are propagated to the remote command;
rsh normally terminates when the remote command
The options are as follows:
-loption allows the remote name to be specified.
If no command is specified, you will be logged in on the remote host using ssh(1).
rsh is not invoked with the standard
program name (“rsh”), it uses this name as its
Shell meta-characters which are not quoted are interpreted on local machine, while quoted meta-characters are interpreted on the remote machine. For example, the command
$ rsh otherhost cat remotefile >> localfile
appends the remote file remotefile to the local file localfile, while
$ rsh otherhost cat remotefile ">>" other_remotefile
appends remotefile to other_remotefile.
rsh command appeared in
If you are using
csh(1) and put a
rsh in the background without redirecting its input
away from the terminal, it will block even if no reads are posted by the
remote command. If no input is desired you should redirect the input of
rsh to /dev/null using the
Stop signals stop the local
only; this is arguably wrong, but currently hard to fix for reasons too
complicated to explain here.
|May 31, 2007||OpenBSD-5.1|