Joe Marcus Clarke marcus at marcuscom.com
Fri Mar 18 21:36:46 PST 2005

On Fri, 2005-03-18 at 22:39 -0500, Adam Weinberger wrote:
> Murray Stokely wrote:
> > How important is fam to GNOME.  Should we add a commented out entry to
> > inetd.conf?  Any comment on PR: conf/74004?
> > 
> > - Murray
> What I'd like to see more than anything is a set of step-by-step 
> instructions for getting fam up and running. I tried at one point, and 
> couldn't get it to work right. If there were a handbook entry that gave 
> step-by-step instructions, or a more complete pkg-message in the fam 
> port itself, I wouldn't think that an inetd.conf entry is even necessary.

FAM is pretty easy to deploy these days.  All that's needed is the
inetd.conf entry, then killall -HUP inetd.  I really think we should
consider teaching fam to do its own activation.  We could make it an
optional knob in the Makefile.


> # Adam
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