Subject: Re: /etc/services entries (was: CVS commit: src/etc)
To: None <tech-userlevel@NetBSD.org>
From: Jukka Salmi <email@example.com>
Date: 05/13/2007 18:55:09
Valeriy E. Ushakov --> tech-userlevel (2007-05-13 19:23:54 +0400):
> On Sun, May 13, 2007 at 15:04:39 +0200, Bernd Ernesti wrote:
> > 1. Now a lot of random ports have a name and this makes using /etc/serices
> > useless, because this implies to use '-n' or whatever flag to get
> > something usefull out of netstat, ...
> > 2. The penalty to lookup such a huge file seems not worth it
> > 3. The size of /etc increased quiet a bit
> > 4. bin/36313 or whatever else changed
> 5. services_mkdb takes *ages* on a slower machine running off of nfs root.
6. some previously assigned port numbers are unassigned now
(e.g. Amanda index and tape server, 1008/tcp)
$ ((RANDOM%6)) || rm -rf ~