Telnet client.

Larry Lawrence larry at
Wed Jun 11 05:46:21 PDT 2003

"Edward Coffey" <ecoffey at> wrote in message
news:3EE6C00B.7060601 at
> 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
> > <>.
> Uh, well, in that case, good.
> Thanks, I'll shut up now :?)
To clarify, what you requested to be written was exactly what was in BLFS
until inetutils replaced it. Unfortunatily, the only way to get it is to
checkout the CVS by a date, probably anywhere between July 2002 and January
2003.  We even included the warning.


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