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Re: inetd tests failing

On Tue, Mar 15, 2022 at 05:45:48PM -0400, Mouse wrote:
> This is possible for only a restricted set of services (those that are
> at least conceptually datagram services, more or less).  For example, I
> have a machine with an inetd entry which uses a script running nc to
> forward connections to a VNC server on another machine.  Given the VNC
> protocol, this cannot possibly work with a scheme such as you outline.

I don't think it precludes tcp as long as they are stateless - http is
an obvious example

> Was the discussion restricted to only such a subset of services?  If
> so, my apologies; that was not clear to me.

I believe so, it would be an option to pre-fork.

Brett Lymn
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