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Bug 1899 - networking can be installed without tcpd
networking can be installed without tcpd
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: tcp_wrappers (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: David Lawrence
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Reported: 1999-03-31 00:36 EST by pdowler
Modified: 2008-03-06 14:57 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-03-31 10:17:24 EST
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Description pdowler 1999-03-31 00:36:03 EST
I just did a custom install of RedHat 5.2 and managed to
skip the tcp_wrappers package (contains /usr/sbin/tcpd).
I did install all the other networking stuff, which one
would think would require tcp_wrappers.

So, I suppose the bug is that other networking packages
should require tcp_wrappers (one shouldn't be able to not
install tcp_wrappers since almost all the networking stuff
run by inetd needs tcpd).

I only discovered it by trying to rsh to the box, failing,
and then looking in the logs to find I had no
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-03-31 10:17:59 EST
this is fixed in a later release of netkit-base
(the package that contains inetd.)

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