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Re: Split packages providing services (Re: Release update)

Le ven 02/04/2004 à 19:12, Gerrit Pape a écrit :
> On Fri, Apr 02, 2004 at 01:52:28PM +0200, Patrice Fortier wrote:
> > What I mean is that you can't make any assumptions on what's "running"
> > based on which package is installed.
> I would say that if you install a package providing ``ftp-server'', you
> can assume you have a ftp server run automatically;

No, you may want to disable your ftp server from time to time. Same 
thing with sshd.

>  if you install an
> ``imap-server'' package, you have an imap server run on your system.

Indeed. :)

> This only isn't true if the admin has disabled the service manually, and
> ``knows what he's doing''.

Which something trivial, and a lot of admins do this.


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