Subject: Switching /etc/services to a .db file (was: CVS commit: src/etc)
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Bernd Ernesti <email@example.com>
Date: 08/17/2005 08:24:26
On Tue, Aug 16, 2005 at 06:14:33PM -0400, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> Matthias Drochner <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > Modified Files:
> > src/etc: services
> > Log Message:
> > add SIP
> > (not going to import everything from IANA, but this is an increasingly
> > popular one)
> If we make our libc use a .db file for /etc/services, it should be
> safe to import the entire IANA file -- and probably a good idea, too.
As long as it it easy to add new local entries.
And how much overhead would that cause on busy servers?