[Bug 250971] [NEW] talkd uses obsolete /etc/inetd.conf

Launchpad Bug Tracker 250971 at bugs.launchpad.net
Fri Apr 10 08:00:36 BST 2009

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Binary package hint: talkd

Two problems:

1. The talkd package puts its inetd info into /etc/inetd.conf instead of

2. The info itself is incorrectly formatted for the inetd that talkd depends on: talkd is using
a 'user.group' format and inet expects user only.

I also vaguely remember a permissions problem but I can't be sure of

** Affects: netkit-ntalk (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Wishlist
         Status: Confirmed

** Tags: grave
talkd uses obsolete /etc/inetd.conf
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