Telnet client.

Tushar Teredesai tushar at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Jun 10 22:09:47 PDT 2003


Edward Coffey wrote:

> Tushar Teredesai wrote:
>
>> A simple "./configure --help" or checking out the README for 
>> inetutils would reveal the info on how to install only specific 
>> servers/clients. IMO it is not worth mentioning in the book. It is 
>> assumed that the user is comfortable in exploring the various 
>> documents included with the pkg and make appropriate choices.
>
>
> Certainly, once you make the decision to use the inetutils version, 
> it's easy to figure out how to install just the telnet client, just 
> the same as if you choose to use netkit-telnet. I guess my point is: 
> why is the inetutils version preferred over the netkit version, 
> particularly when you consider that LFS goes the other way when 
> installing ping and inetd (i.e. netkit-base)?
>
LFS-CVS is using inetutils 
<http://linuxfromscratch.org/view/cvs/chapter06/inetutils.html>.

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