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Re: Intent To Split: netbase

brian moore <bem@cmc.net> writes:

> The old netbase installed, amongst other things, portmap.
> Why would a standalone system (or indeed, virtually all systems not
> using NFS) want something as evil as portmap installed and running?
> Why would my home systems want inetd installed and running?

The fact that a package includes a daemon does not inevitably lead to
that program being enabled by default.

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