Re: inetd.conf trashed
I had the same problem. This is definitely a critical bug, having
inetd.conf may destroy many programs. I couldn't find any obvious
problems when perusing /var/lib/dpkg/info, so the bug may have been
fixed already. Does anyone know what caused the problem?
Sam Ockman <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Upgraded to all the new packages in bo from a bo installation of a few
> weeks ago...something trashed my inetd.conf file.... Now it reads only
> cvspserver stream tcp nowait root /usr/bin/cvs cvs -b
> #rquotad/1 dgram rpc/udp wait root /usr/sbin/tcpd
> finger stream tcp nowait root /usr/sbin/tcpd
> I assume it was one of the packages I upgraded. Shouldn't there be some
> policy of packes backing up all configuration files before changing them?
> (I can't find any backups...) Maybe we should even honor the
> VERSION_CONTROL scheme so people could keep one backup or numbered
> backups...Now that would be neat.
> Thoughts as to what caused this? How to fix it? Or a config file backup
> policy? (Please correct me if there is one...)
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