Re: rlinetd security
Ted Cabeen wrote:
> In other news, the maintainer of netbase is against removing the netbase
> dependency on netkit-inetd, but I can't really seem to tell why. I've looked
> at his posts on debian-devel and in the BTS, but I haven't found a good
> justification for the dependency yet. If anyone does know Anthony's reasons,
> I'd like to hear them.
I thought about asking why a few months ago, but after reading his responses
in the BTS I decided I'd save my breath. There is no good reason afaik,
and I'd even go out on a limb and say there is no good reason *period* as
I've been running several machines without a working inetd for a year or so
now, simply don't have the need for it on most workstations in my situation.
Jamie Heilman http://audible.transient.net/~jamie/
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to tell me a '56 Chevy can beat a '47 Buick in a dead quarter mile?
I liked you better when you weren't saying squat kid." -Buddy