Subject: Re: tcp-wrappers, tcpd, and NetBSD
To: D. J. Bernstein <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/21/1997 12:17:14
"D. J. Bernstein" writes:
>   [ from March: ]
> > If you have a multiuser system and you want to trace which users are
> > doing "interesting" things to the network, it would make far more
> > sense to arrange for networking activity to be auditable
> That's what port 113 does. Code is available for practically every
> multiuser system on the Internet.
> Do you have an alternative logging solution? Show us some code.

Oh, joy.

Thank you for reviving the Ident war, Dan. It had been almost six
months since I'd last had to think about what a bad idea ident was,
but thanks to you I get to waste precious seconds thinking about what
a bad idea it is... again...