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Re: the netbase/inetd conspiracy

On Sun, Sep 22, 2002 at 08:46:20PM -0700, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> I guess I just don't think of inetd as terribly heavy.  It's easy to
> turn off, and it's a small program.  Makes this seem like a lot of
> work then, since we have all kinds of programs that *somebody* might
> have no use for, but we don't bother trying to factor, say, fileutils
> into a jillion different packages.

The difference is that fileutils doesn't offer services to other hosts
on the network.


Anthony Towns <aj@humbug.org.au> <http://azure.humbug.org.au/~aj/>
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