configuring reader server

Jeffrey M. Vinocur jeff at
Mon May 13 23:45:42 UTC 2002

On Mon, 13 May 2002, Dan Hollis wrote:

> On Mon, 13 May 2002, Jeffrey M. Vinocur wrote:
> > You don't want to use the -D flag, that tells nnrpd that *it* is 
> > responsible for listening on the socket, whereas in your configuration 
> > xinetd is responsible for that.
> It should be possible for nnrpd to check parent process, and if it is 
> given -D and the parent process is .*inetd then it can spit out an error.

It could, I guess.

But some message indicating that "something is already listening on this 
port" should be logged, and I think that should suffice.

Jeffrey M. Vinocur
jeff at

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