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Re: Question about whehter xinetd is still used.



On Tuesday 26 May 2009, Mike Burger wrote:
>> On Tuesday 26 May 2009, Mike Burger wrote:
>>>> On Tuesday 26 May 2009, Mike Burger wrote:
>>>>>> I just noticed that my F10 system does not even have xinetd
>>>>>> installed.
>>>>>> I
>>>>>> can certainly install it if I want, but I was just suprised that it
>>>>>> was
>>>>>> not installed by default. Is there a movement to get rid of xinetd?
>>>>>> It's
>>>>>> just that I remember that the trend used to be to move more server
>>>>>> processes to be added to the inetd config. Am I missing something?
>>>>>
>>>>>xinetd is available for F10...it depends, greatly, on what options you
>>>>>chose when you installed. For example, if you didn't select to install
>>>>>telnet or some other tools, it may not have opted to install xinetd.
>>>>>
>>>>>Many services do not run, usually, from xinetd, such as ssh or httpd,
>>>>>though they could be made to do so
>>>>>
>>>>>Was there something specific that you wanted to run, that would
>>>>> normally
>>>>>require xinetd?
>>>>
>>>> The backup program amanda comes to mind, portions of its server utils
>>>> are
>>>> xinetd.d controlled.
>>>
>>>I'm guessing, then, that "yum install amanda" would then install xinetd
>>> as
>>>a prerequisite.
>>
>> I haven't the foggiest, Mike. I don't run amanda from an rpm, as has been
>> discussed here at considerable length & with no little heat.
>
>Aaahhh...one of those TEHO situations.
>
>I don't read every thread on this list...if I did, I'd never get any work
>done. ;-)
>
Chuckle, neither would I.
>
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