Subject: Re: Packages touching /etc/services
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List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/20/2006 14:42:52
On Tue, Jun 20, 2006 at 08:16:04AM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
>   add those entries into /etc/services in the base system if that's
>   reasonable (IANA assigned or well known)
>   fix the packages to work anyway without /etc/services entry.
>   Typically programs look up service and then use the number if not found.

Both options don't really fix the issue at hand. The first one doesn't
work for !NetBSD, the second one fails to document (!) the entries.