Re: Why is portmap installed by default?
Mike Hommey <email@example.com> writes:
> kevin bailey <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.
One of the many, many reasons to install gamin instead.
Russ Allbery (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>