Subject: Re: ntalk x talk
To: Greg Hudson <>
From: Paul Kranenburg <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/03/1997 22:33:29
> We install the NetBSD talk and talkd on our Solaris machines so that
> they will speak ntalk instead of big-endian otalk.  Unfortunately,
> this means they won't talk to most random Solaris machines on the net.
> If the NetBSD talk and talkd would speak all three protocols (ntalk,
> big-endian otalk, little-endian otalk), it would make my life easier.

Yes, this would be nice.. if it can be made to work reliably. The major
problem, I suppose, is making the call-back use the requested protocol.