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Re: Packages should not Conflict on the basis of duplicate funct

On Tue, 28 Sep 1999, Clint Adams wrote:

> > Now I do agree with your initial statement, not all things should conflict. 
> > wmcdplay and xmcd both play cd's -- they dont conflict.  However a deamon
> > provides a known service that only one should be performing at ALL times.
> That is a very narrow viewpoint.  I am looking right now at a machine
> with 4 inetd.confs (one for each IP).  This is FreeBSD, so they can
> do that.  They aren't running anything on the auth ports (and there
> are 4 auth ports--1 primary IP, 2 aliases, and 1 localhost).
> They could quite easily run 4 different identds out of the four
> different inetds, with no conflict except the one in your mind.
> Now, of course, Debian's inetd doesn't support binding to specific
> IP, but hopefully that will be fixed in future.

Are they automatically setup [ the 4 auth ports ] or is some manual
intervention required? 


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