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Re: Why is portmap installed by default?

Michelle Konzack wrote:

> Am 2006-08-20 14:49:53, schrieb kevin bailey:
>> Why is portmap installed by default on a vanilla basic Debian Sarge
>> install?
> Sorry, but portmap is NOT installed...
> This was changed from Woody->Sarge and I was surprised too,
> that I had to install portmap my own
>> 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.
> It is not - and IF it is there, it was installed as Dependency.
> Greetings
>     Michelle Konzack
>     Systemadministrator
>     Tamay Dogan Network
>     Debian GNU/Linux Consultant


I don't think I installed anything which needs to have portmap - certainly
not NFS or NIS.

Anyway, I'll check after the next vanilla install.



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