Re: Layout of /etc/services
On Saturday 12 March 2011 15:12:54 Camaleón wrote:
> On Sat, 12 Mar 2011 14:48:11 +0000, Lisi wrote:
> > In an /etc/services file, why are some port/protocol entries inset more
> > than others?
> "man services" will give you additional information about the format of
> that file. Both, spaces and tabs can be used as field separators.
> sm01@stt008:~$ grep -e sgi -e vbox /etc/services
> sgi-cmsd 17001/udp # Cluster membership services daemon
> sgi-crsd 17002/udp
> sgi-gcd 17003/udp # SGI Group membership daemon
> sgi-cad 17004/tcp # Cluster Admin daemon
> vboxd 20012/tcp # voice box system
> vboxd 20012/udp
> Beyond that, like in the above example, are just aesthetic issues, I'd say
> (the first line uses two tabs instead three).
Thanks, both of you. I can obviously stop worrying about it.