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[leafnode-list] Re: xinetd on centos 7 install

On Tue, 27 Oct 2015 18:42:56 +1100
Doug Laidlaw <laidlaws@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Mon, 1 Jun 2015 17:25:08 +0200
> MatÄj Cepl <mcepl@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On 2015-06-01, 12:08 GMT, Doug Laidlaw wrote:
> > > normally, leafnode pulls in xinetd, which is a separate package,
> > > and a distinct service in systemd.
> > 
> > Why is it pulling in xinetd? Systemd is for purposes of leafnode 
> > 100% replacement of xinetd.
> > 
> > MatÄj
> Because the Mageia team is too small to keep that kind of thing
> updated.  The package does have a maintainer, but he is a core
> member, and a busy person. There was talk earlier about systemd not
> offering the same security as xinet.d.  I didn't understand that bit,
> but I suppose that he has to answer that issue.  
> Security may not be as crucial to me on a single workstation.  I have
> a firewall.  I could have a go at writing the systemd files, but I
> have told them my health won't permit me to take any responsible
> place in the Mageia team.
> Doug.
I see that the latest release of Version 1 still uses xinetd.  One
can't expect the distro to be one step ahead of the released tarball.

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