Bug#188232: marked as done (xinetd: don't disable inetd by default)

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Bug#188232: marked as done (xinetd: don't disable inetd by default)

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Your message dated Tue, 27 Nov 2007 01:02:04 +0000
with message-id <[hidden email]>
and subject line Bug#188232: fixed in xinetd 1:2.3.14-3
has caused the attached Bug report to be marked as done.

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Package: xinetd
Version: 1:2.3.10-1
Severity: normal


Hi,

please do not disable inetd (moving init.d/inetd to init.d/inetd.real)
without permission of the user. This will break all inetd based
services, which are at this time not manually merged to the new xinetd.conf
file.

Maybe some users want to use both internet daemons. Maybe because inetd
is better supported from the most packages, but xinetd support ip-adress
binding. So only one special service is activated through xinetd and all
other services using inetd.

After the installation inetd is stopped. I think this should only
happen, if the user merge the services and/or allow the postinst script
to disable inetd.

Thanks for your help
Thorsten


-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
Architecture: i386
Kernel: Linux jacky 2.4.20 #4 Mon Mär 10 08:56:31 CET 2003 i686
Locale: LANG=de_DE, LC_CTYPE=de_DE

Versions of packages xinetd depends on:
ii  libc6                       2.3.1-16     GNU C Library: Shared libraries an
ii  libwrap0                    7.6-ipv6.1-3 Wietse Venema's TCP wrappers libra
ii  netbase                     4.09         Basic TCP/IP networking system

-- debconf information:
* xinetd/update-inetd-docs:
* xinetd/convert-inetd-conf: false



Source: xinetd
Source-Version: 1:2.3.14-3

We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
xinetd, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive:

xinetd_2.3.14-3.diff.gz
  to pool/main/x/xinetd/xinetd_2.3.14-3.diff.gz
xinetd_2.3.14-3.dsc
  to pool/main/x/xinetd/xinetd_2.3.14-3.dsc
xinetd_2.3.14-3_amd64.deb
  to pool/main/x/xinetd/xinetd_2.3.14-3_amd64.deb



A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is
attached.

Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed.  If you
have further comments please address them to [hidden email],
and the maintainer will reopen the bug report if appropriate.

Debian distribution maintenance software
pp.
Pierre Habouzit <[hidden email]> (supplier of updated xinetd package)

(This message was generated automatically at their request; if you
believe that there is a problem with it please contact the archive
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Format: 1.7
Date: Mon, 26 Nov 2007 22:24:09 +0100
Source: xinetd
Binary: xinetd
Architecture: source amd64
Version: 1:2.3.14-3
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: low
Maintainer: Pierre Habouzit <[hidden email]>
Changed-By: Pierre Habouzit <[hidden email]>
Description:
 xinetd     - replacement for inetd with many enhancements
Closes: 134955 188232 326975 355417 373157 406190 406660 448617
Changes:
 xinetd (1:2.3.14-3) unstable; urgency=low
 .
   [ The let's try to provide inet-superserver upload ]
 .
   xinetd has an -inetd_compat mode that renders it suitable for being an
   inet-superserver, instead of clumsily divert netkit-inetd. Enabling this
   closes: 134955, 188232, 326975, 355417, 373157, 406190, 406660, 448617.
 .
   * debian/NEWS: explain the transition.
 .
   * debian/control:
      + add Provides/Conflicts on inet-superserver.
      + add dependency on update-inetd.
      + add dependency on lsb-base.
 .
   * maintainer scripts:
      + preinst: remove diversion of /etc/init.d/inetd.
      + other: don't touch /etc/init.d/inetd anymore.
 .
   * debian/xinetd.defaults: enable inetd_compat mode, so that we can
     legitimately provide inet-superserver.
 .
   * debian/xinetd.init:
      + support the new INETD_COMPAT option.
      + be lsb.
Files:
 475bc8676ff07c03aa5a2489ede093d7 725 net extra xinetd_2.3.14-3.dsc
 c5e04de93ff3e291ddd8c56d27b9d0d3 75635 net extra xinetd_2.3.14-3.diff.gz
 70c1ab5fac0556deaeb5bc429ea24bb1 143190 net extra xinetd_2.3.14-3_amd64.deb

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