some questions

Sam Eaton sam at
Mon Apr 17 08:24:21 UTC 2000

On Sun, Apr 16, 2000 at 04:44:34PM -0700, Russ Allbery wrote:
> Olaf Titz <olaf at> writes:
> > What's wrong with running nnrpd from inetd? I've done this without
> > problems for some amount of time. Looks to me the -D mode is not
> > strictly necessary.
> inetd on most systems has a nasty habit of deciding that there are too
> many connections per second to a particular service and refusing to spawn
> any more instances of that service.  nnrpd under tcpserver would work
> fine, though.

Running it under tcpserver is what I've done for quite a while now.
I've never been able to get it to stay working reliably with -D.  Never
had time to look into it properly either, so sorry this isn't much use
as a bug report ;->

Sam Eaton                  Senior Systems Manager, Pavilion Internet Plc
         "Fortified with essential bitterness and sarcasm"

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