conf/74004: [PATCH] add fam support to inetd.conf

Jose M Rodriguez josemi at
Sun Feb 20 22:10:15 GMT 2005

The following reply was made to PR conf/74004; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Jose M Rodriguez <josemi at>
To: =?utf-8?q?Bj=C3=B6rn_K=C3=B6nig?= <bjoern.koenig at>
Cc: freebsd-gnats-submit at
Subject: Re: conf/74004: [PATCH] add fam support to inetd.conf
Date: Sun, 20 Feb 2005 23:04:54 +0100

 El Domingo, 20 de Febrero de 2005 22:28, Bj=C3=B6rn K=C3=B6nig escribi=C3=
 > Jose M Rodriguez wrote:
 > > with this logic, why we distribute an /etc/inetd.conf? all
 > > the entries are commented out.
 > It wasn't logic; just an opinion. It's contestable. You didn't
 > provide logic either, because you claimed that fam is widely used,
 > therefore let's add an default line to inetd.conf. I suppose this is
 > much more true as long as we refer to libfam, but this use doesn't
 > require inetd. Whatever. I think that adding an appropriate line to
 Both gnome and kde uses libfam, but you must have famd running to get=20
 this working.  And the documented method to run famd is from inetd.
 You may easy check that, allthought gnome links with libfam, you really=20
 need famd running to get live menu updates.
 > inetd.conf won't hurt as much as don't do it, but I agree with you
 > that fam is a good candidate for being added to inetd.conf at this
 > time.
 > > And is less error prone uncomment a line that copy and paste
 > > while preserve tabs.
 > It doesn't matter, because spaces are are valid seperators too.
 > Regards Bj=C3=B6rn

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