Subject: Re: /etc/services entries (was: CVS commit: src/etc)
To: None <tech-userlevel@NetBSD.org>
From: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
Date: 05/13/2007 19:08:51
On Sun, May 13, 2007 at 06:55:09PM +0200, Jukka Salmi wrote:
> 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)
Ops. This will break the amanda package ...
Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference