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Portmap removal, was Re: [RFC] Network Security Policy

Quoting Simon Huggins (huggie@earth.li):

> There used to be an annoying dependency that stopped portmap being
> removed at all.  I think this has gone now (*removes portmap*) yep, but
> the policy of Debian IMHO wrt open ports/daemons enabled when installed
> etc.  leaves something to be desired.
> Comments?

Yes. What did you do just before you wrote "yep"?

I have hidden portmap by renaming /etc/init.d/portmap-hidden,
but netbase (which contains /sbin/portmap) also contains
arp, inetd, ping, netstat, ifconfig, etc., etc.


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