Subject: Re: telnet login problem revisited
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/19/2005 20:30:31
In article <>,
Christian Hattemer  <> wrote:
>following up to:
>It turns out that 3.0 will let you in again using 2.0's client (and other
>non-NetBSD clients that worked before) when "-a valid" is removed from the
>telnetd options in inetd.conf.
>Also if you add the option to a 2.0 system it (expectedly) can't telnet
>itself anymore.
>I need the login to work as it did before, so is it a good idea to simply
>remove the option? Or should this be fixed elsewhere?
>It seems the addition of this option should be reconsidered.

We can remove the option.

>BTW: With 2.0's client the login can easily aborted with ^D. With 3.0's
>client in that SRA mode it doesn't react to ^D or ^C, at least no directly.

I'd send-pr for that.