[ILUG] Ubuntu and inet.d
rick at linuxmafia.com
Mon Aug 28 16:24:52 IST 2006
Quoting Niall O Broin (niall at magicgoeshere.com):
> On 28 Aug 2006, at 14:43, Robert Sweetnam wrote:
> Yowsa - when I started reading this I thought "Oh dear - silly boy
> read init and saw inet" but on reading further, I see that it's a
> launchd clone and plans to replace init, and inetd, and crond, and
> who knows WTF else.
> Really, you have to wonder why people want to change things that
> aren't fundamentally broken.
It's not a new idea, and in fairness they _are_ trying to address a few
real problems -- but the notion of blithely rebuilding the system on
remote procedure calls, of all things, tends to give me nightmares about
the likely severe security problems.
Rick Moen "vi is my shepherd; I shall not font."
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