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Re: Many ports open by default

On Sun, Apr 29, 2001 at 11:43:43PM -0700, Aaron Lehmann wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 30, 2001 at 02:25:34AM -0400, Andres Salomon wrote:
> > Why would you keep something around if you don't want to run it?  Debian
> > makes the (correct) assumption that if you've installed something, you
> > want to run it.
> That's not true. inetd is depended on by the lame metapackage netbase,
> but I do not want to run inetd.

I completely agree; however, this is a bug in netbase.  AJ obviously
disagrees (bug #92465) w/ me. :P

"... being a Linux user is sort of like living in a house inhabited
by a large family of carpenters and architects. Every morning when
you wake up, the house is a little different. Maybe there is a new
turret, or some walls have moved. Or perhaps someone has temporarily
removed the floor under your bed." - Unix for Dummies, 2nd Edition
        -- found in the .sig of Rob Riggs, rriggs@tesser.com

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