Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 16059
utilities still depend on inetd.conf
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:37:57 EDT
tcpdchk and tcpdmatch still depend on inetd.conf, don't work with xinetd.
This defect is considered MUST-FIX for Winston Gold-release.
The entire transformation from inetd.conf -> xinetd must be done for the
Fixed (by removing tcpdchk/tcpdmatch) in tcp_wrappers-7.4-15.
Better fix would be to rewrite tcpdchk/tcpdmatch in perl/python, however.
from redhat-devel today:
> Whats tcpdchk ? Dont have it and locate finds nothing.... (part of
> tcp_wrappers ? rpm -qil doesn't show it)...
[herrold@swampfox herrold]$ rpm -qf `which tcpdchk`
... uggh -- you've found a problem in the beta ... I'll verify
and file a bugzilla -- they've omitted tcpdchk, looks like
Oops. tcpdchk does NOT use inetd.conf -- it uses /etc/hosts.allow, hosts.deny,
and friends in DNS.
It is truly needed for auditting wrappers ...
Plase reverse this omission... I suggest that this is MUST FIX for 7.1 gold ...
oopps -- my mistake -- typing before thinking all the way through --
I'll file a separate RFE for a tcpdchk like replacement, and do some coding.