Telnet client.

Edward Coffey ecoffey at alphalink.com.au
Tue Jun 10 22:37:15 PDT 2003


Tushar Teredesai wrote:
> 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>.

Uh, well, in that case, good.
Thanks, I'll shut up now :?)

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