Bug 85611 - RELEASE_NOTES don't mention vsftpd switch to stand-alone
RELEASE_NOTES don't mention vsftpd switch to stand-alone
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rhl-release-notes-x86 (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ed Bailey
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Reported: 2003-03-04 18:17 EST by Chris Ricker
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:51 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-05-05 14:28:25 EDT
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Description Chris Ricker 2003-03-04 18:17:06 EST
vsftpd in RHL 8.0 runs out of xinetd

vsftpd in beta5 is instead configured to run by a SysV init script
(/etc/init.d/vsftpd)

In addition, vsftpd configuration has been modified to accomodate virtual hosts
more readily. In RHL 8.0, the config file for vsftpd was /etc/vsftpd.conf, and
this is still what the man page and other vsftpd documentation in beta5 claim is
the config file. However, in beta5 the config file is actually
/etc/vsftpd/*.conf (by default, just /etc/vsftpd/vsftpd.conf), so that different
configs can be created for each virtual host.

All of this needs to be mentioned in the RELEASE_NOTES -- it's a significant
change in how the service is started, stopped, and configured
Comment 1 Ed Bailey 2003-05-05 14:28:25 EDT
Unfortunately, your report came in too late to make it into the Red Hat Linux 9
release notes, so I'm going to close this as WONTFIX.  If it is any consolation,
the engineer that neglected to tell me about this change has received 50 lashes
with a wet noodle... :-)

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