Re: this is an unimplemented feature of update-inetd
Josip Rodin <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Peter Makholm (brother) already did some work on it, but I haven't
> seen anything else... and we have a big fat warning in current
> update-inetd implemented.
What I did was a drop-in replacement of the present perlscrip behind
update-inetd. It can serve as an temporary solution to the problem but
I don't think it's a nice solution and freeze was just about that time
I had some thought about a better solution but they would require some
more rewriting of the present scripts and I didn't really have the
time before the freeze (which never happened).
The design of a future update-inetd would be something like the
Any package providing inetd-like features implements a module to
make a configuration file based on some common data.
Any package providing serveres to be run through inetd register with
update-inetd (just like now).
update-inetd constructs with help of the modules conf-files for all
(Nothing exceptionel here, and I could probally look at the menu
things to se how that works)
The question is, should servers have the posibility to use non-vanilla
inetd features. That is, should update-inetd has the posibillity to
set any other flags than those used by the normal inetd?
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