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

Björn König bjoern.koenig at
Sun Feb 20 23:30:25 GMT 2005

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

From: =?utf-8?B?QmrDtnJuIEvDtm5pZw==?= <bjoern.koenig at>
To: "'Jose M Rodriguez'" <josemi at>
Cc: <freebsd-gnats-submit at>
Subject: RE: conf/74004: [PATCH] add fam support to inetd.conf
Date: Mon, 21 Feb 2005 00:27:33 +0100

 Jose M Rodriguez wrote
 > Both gnome and kde uses libfam, but you must have famd=20
 > running to get this working.  And the documented method to=20
 > run famd is from inetd.
 > You may easy check that, allthought gnome links with libfam,=20
 > you really need famd running to get live menu updates.
 I believe you in this point, because I neither know Gnome nor KDE to =
 judge about this. At least just linking against libfam is not an =
 indicator for the necessity to run a FAM daemon. I wrote programs myself =
 which uses libfam and they work well.
 Regards Bj=C3=B6rn

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