inetd or xinetd
Richard A Downing
richard.downing at bcs.org.uk
Fri Sep 27 11:56:20 PDT 2002
Billy O'Connor wrote:
> Richard A Downing <richard.downing at bcs.org.uk> writes:
>> The BLFS cvs is ambiguous ( as at 20020925 ) with several packages (e.g.
>> Qpopper) giving inetd installations, yet only xinetd being installed.
>> I suggest this is fixed or maybe a note added somewhere on how to
>> translate inetd configs to xinetd.
> I don't know what you mean by "only xinetd being installed", inetd is
> installed with LFS. I am, however, reviewing all services to insure
> that they have configuration instructions for both inetd and xinetd.
You're right it does seem to be 'installed' as part of netkit-base, I never
noticed (LFS 204)! But it isn't, I think, configured or started by the
Now I have to decide which to use... That's LFS for you :-))
A short note on using 'itox' (an RTFM perhaps, self included) might help.
I realise it's in the contents list for xinetd, but then I didn't read the
list for netkit-base did I?
Unsubscribe: send email to listar at linuxfromscratch.org
and put 'unsubscribe blfs-dev' in the subject header of the message
More information about the blfs-dev