On Tue, Mar 11, 2003 at 09:26:47AM +0100, Andreas Metzler wrote:
> Parsing *inetd.conf might be challenging, imho our file should support
> as many options as possible, so that perople can edit
> /etc/up-inetd.d/daemon with dpkg-conffile protection.
> If you just offer the bare minimum of options in /etc/up-inetd.d/* you
> must parse *inetd.conf and merge/overrride options because people must
> customize *inetd.conf.
This is the horrible point.
Next option, modify xinetd, inetd to all directly use our new format?
Seriously, I am not sure there is any good way around this.
> > 6. I have assumed that setting up xinetd.conf to listen only on
> > certain addresses, etc, is a system-admin function, and should not
> > be listed in above file.
> See above. Additionally obenbsd-inetd which afaik is supposed to
> replace netkit-inetd as Debian's standard inetd supports this feature,
Brian May <firstname.lastname@example.org>