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Re: slink -> potato

On Sun, Oct 03, 1999 at 09:57:12AM -0400, Raul Miller wrote:
> As far as I know, leaving inetd accepting connections would, worst case,
> fail -- which is no different from having the service disabled.  In other
> words, I don't see that disabling the daemon solves anything useful.

I think the worst case would be a telnetd linked with a broken shlib (or in
the case of telnetd, perhaps a missing or broken /usr/lib/telnetd/login) that
gives a security hole.  If you wish to minimise downtime, the proper way to
do it IMHO is to have certain packages flagged as daemons, and they should be
upgraded (by whatever program that is in charge) one by one.
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