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Re: Bug#392590: zeroconf: changes network settings without permission

On Tue, Oct 17, 2006 at 03:45:39PM +0200, Christoph Martin <martin@uni-mainz.de> wrote:
> > So you have multiple machines on your local link that are running zeroconf
> > (or similar technology), as a result they can talk to each other using local
> > link addresses, and this is inconsistent with the policies in your
> > environment.
> > 
> > Ok, so you will apparently not want to use zeroconf in your environment, or
> > you will need to reconsider the correctess of your policies.  Again, not a
> > bug in zeroconf, which is working as designed.
> You are right if you see zeroconf as a package isolated. But since
> zeroconf comes in via dependencies a lot of people will install it
> accidentaly.

mh@namakemono:~$ apt-cache rdepends zeroconf
Reverse Depends:

Wow, that's a package very likely to be installed by accident.


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