Subject: identd wait -> nowait
To: None <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 05/19/1999 09:21:51
On Tue, 18 May 1999, NetBSD source changes wrote:

: src/etc/inetd.conf
:     (jwise - Tue May 18 22:20:07 UTC 1999)
:     Modify (commented out, pre-existing) identd line to start identd `nowait'
:     for those who want to use tcpwrappers appropriately.

Sigh.  Could this instead be two commented-out definitions explaining the
difference?  This shift would significantly increase the fork()/exec() load
on, say, a box doing a lot of outbound mail.

-- Todd Vierling (Personal; Bus.