Re: Status of inetd for etch
On Fri, Aug 11, 2006 at 10:27:39AM +0100, Roger Leigh wrote:
> md@Linux.IT (Marco d'Itri) writes:
> > On Aug 10, Roger Leigh <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >> installed, all using the same configuration file. Is this a use
> >> case we really want to support? Are there really setups running
> >> multiple inetds for a good reason? Having a virtual
> > A good reason usually is using features not available in a single
> > package (especially inetd vs. inetd).
> > It's not hard to manage anyway, my scheme allowed this.
> We don't allow multiple mail-transport-agents, even though they have
> different features.
We don't allow multiple mtas because a mail-transport-agent is *required* to
provide /usr/sbin/sendmail. There is no such file conflict for most of
these other network services.
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