|FROM ||Ruben Safir
|SUBJECT ||Re: [NYLXS - HANGOUT] xinetd
|On Mon, Dec 18, 2006 at 06:41:26PM -0500, Matthew wrote:
> xinetd is the replacement for INETD and it is the super server.
> You can find out which ports it is listening to with lsof -i | grep xinetd
> The purprose fo it is to reduce memory usage for services that are infrequently
> called. Also, the programs then can be much less work as they do not
> have to known about networking all they do is write to stdout when
> called from xinetd.
YES - and I think it was CUPS
> > On 12/15/06, Ruben Safir wrote:
> > >
> > >why is xinetd listing to ports, like (110)
> > >
> > > Ruben
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"> I'm an engineer. I choose the best tool for the job, politics be damned.
You must be a stupid engineer then, because politcs and technology have been attacted at the hip since the 1st dynasty in Ancient Egypt.
I guess you missed that one."
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