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
> 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.
> Michelle Konzack
> 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.