Subject: Re: Merging entries from the IANA services list
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 10/09/2006 04:36:54
In article <>,
Alistair Crooks  <> wrote:
>> Module Name:	src
>> Committed By:	elad
>> Date:		Sun Oct  8 14:30:26 UTC 2006
>> Modified Files:
>> 	src/etc: services
>> Log Message:
>> PR/33029: Frank Kardel: /etc/services not up to date?
>> We probably won't be synchronizing with the IANA list (which is above 14k
>> lines), but would rather add the services <1024.
>Thanks to Frank and Elad.
>As discussed on #netbsd-code, if someone would like to take ownership
>of looking after the IANA list and merging any services < 1024 which
>we lack, ON A REGULAR BASIS, then I'd be very grateful.
>(Also, our phones and airport lists could do with some TLC)

We should import the whole IANA list. /etc/services can use a db file
now, so the queries are going to be fast...