Subject: Re: Merging entries from the IANA services list
To: Christos Zoulas <>
From: David Laight <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 10/09/2006 07:57:15
On Mon, Oct 09, 2006 at 04:36:54AM +0000, Christos Zoulas wrote:
> We should import the whole IANA list. /etc/services can use a db file
> now, so the queries are going to be fast...

Except that it is a royal PINA when it converts dynamically allocated
port numbers to the names of procotols you've never heard of and are
very unilikely to ever run.


David Laight: