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Re: Some more port closing questions


From: Rick Moen <rick@linuxmafia.com>
Subject: Re: Some more port closing questions
Date: Tue, 30 Jul 2002 16:21:18 -0700

> Quoting sen_ml@eccosys.com (sen_ml@eccosys.com):
> > Kind of off-topic here, but I've been wondering for a while [1] whether
> > the portmap package would be made to not install by default.
> I'd been wondering the same thing.  Beyond that, I've been hoping that,
> at some point in the future, Debian won't cause network daemons to
> autostart in the default runlevel just because they've been installed.
> E.g., maybe the dpkg --configure step could prompt for that decision.

Ah, that would be nice too.  I know that the first thing I usually do
when I boot my laptop is to stop a bunch of daemons that started
up at boot (-;

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