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Re: identd

Incoming from Mark Copper:
> I am confused about what the ident daemon does.  
> "Rute User's tutorial" identifies it as a possible security hole.  Is it?

Yes.  If you don't know what it is and you still want it, look for
"fauxident"; <http://www.alcyone.com/software/fauxident/>.  It'll
supply the minimal functionality, but shouldn't produce dark side
features of real identd.

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