Subject: Re: bin/20369: inetd can not be "kill"'d in default config
To: None <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 02/17/2003 08:38:10
On Sun, 16 Feb 2003, Martin Husemann wrote:

> In the default configuration we ship /etc/inetd.conf has no services enabled.
> Nevertheless we start inetd, to make it easier for users to add services.

That doesn't make sense to me. Running or not running doesn't make any
difference for adding services. Inetd has to be told to reload for any new

(Also by default, users can't add inetd services: only uid 0 can modify
/etc/inetd.conf anyways.)

   Jeremy C. Reed