Subject: Re: Weekly BSD Security Digest 2000/07/10 to 2000/07/16
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From: John Franklin <franklin@elfie.org>
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Date: 07/26/2000 11:56:49
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From: John Franklin <franklin@elfie.org>
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Subject: Re: Weekly BSD Security Digest 2000/07/10 to 2000/07/16
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In-Reply-To: <4.2.0.58.20000726113454.00999a10@avarice.inner.net>; from rja@inet.org on Wed, Jul 26, 2000 at 11:37:13AM -0400

On Wed, Jul 26, 2000 at 11:37:13AM -0400, RJ Atkinson wrote:
> At 01:20 26/07/00 , Luke Mewburn wrote:
> >But as people mentioned earlier, just disable the remote login support
> >in the xdm Xaccess config file if you don't need X-terminal support...
> 
> I'd say that this ought to be disabled in the default shipping
> configuration.  Maybe there could be a README.netbsd file in the
> /usr/X11/ directory with notes on how the NetBSD defaults might
> vary from XFree86 defaults and where the config files/knobs exist ?

There are a number of NetBSD boxes that I've set up that I use it on, so
I wouldn't want it compiled out, but if it were commented out in the
config file that would be reasonable, IMHO.  Especially if there's a
comment briefly explaining what the config line means.

jf
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John Franklin
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