Subject: Re: D'oh!
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: None <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/01/1994 01:01:25
Jason Thorpe <> writes:
> This is due to a slight incompatibility between the new telnetd and 
> older versions of telnet...(You see this on NeXTs as well...)
> You can kludge support for the old, broken versions of telnet by passing 
> telnetd the '-k' flag in inetd.conf.

I think the core team should consider making this standard for 1.0.
Very few systems run the new version of telnet.  Most notably, both
SunOS 4.1.3 and Solaris 2.3 use the old telnet, and telnetting from
one of them to my system barfed until I put in the -k.

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