Bug 86297 - Server arg "-reuse" is meaningless in /etc/init.d/xinetd
Server arg "-reuse" is meaningless in /etc/init.d/xinetd
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: xinetd (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jay Fenlason
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2003-03-18 23:55 EST by SEKINE Tatsuo
Modified: 2014-08-31 19:24 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-05-13 13:14:02 EDT
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2003:160 normal SHIPPED_LIVE : Updated xinetd packages fix a denial-of-service attack and other bugs 2003-05-13 00:00:00 EDT
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2003:161 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: xinetd security update 2003-05-22 00:00:00 EDT

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Description SEKINE Tatsuo 2003-03-18 23:55:18 EST
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Description of problem:
Server arg "-reuse" is meaningless in current xinetd.

Because it is supported only for backward compatibility,
no error is reported.

But it make confuse many users.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.see /etc/init.d/xinetd (or see xinetd.init in SRPM)
2.see xinetd man page
3.see the author's comment in xinetd-2.3.10/xinetd/options.c

Actual Results:  1: daemon $prog -stayalive -reuse -pidfile /var/run/xinetd.pid ...

Expected Results:  1: daemon $prog -stayalive -pidfile /var/run/xinetd.pid ...

Additional info:
Comment 1 Mark J. Cox 2003-05-13 13:14:03 EDT
An errata has been issued which should help the problem described in this bug report. 
This report is therefore being closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files, please follow the link below. You may reopen 
this bug report if the solution does not work for you.


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