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Re: Status of inetd for etch

On Fri, Aug 11, 2006 at 12:46:44AM +0200, Adam Borowski wrote:
> netbase:
>     critical network configuration.
>         It has some ancient cruft like /etc/services (which does more ill
>         than good), but /etc/init.d/networking is not something one wants to
>         skip.

Why do you believe that /etc/services in netbase does more ill than good?

> It would be good to get rid of inetd from the basic install at all.  Those

I agree with that, many installs do not actually need inetd, actually, few
need some of the default services (identd) provided in stock inetd. IMHO
netkit-inetd should be moved from 'important' priority to 'standard'.



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