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Re: Why is portmap installed by default?

On Sun, Aug 20, 2006 at 02:49:53PM +0100, kevin bailey <kbailey@freewayprojects.com> wrote:
> Why is portmap installed by default on a vanilla basic Debian Sarge install?
> As far as I can see this is mainly used by by NFS and NIS - so if we're not
> using either of these then why should it be installed.

Probably because of fam, which uses it.


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