Re: Newbie can't log into his own wu-ftpd server...
From: Moe Trin (ibuprofin_at_painkiller.example.tld)
Date: Wed, 23 Feb 2005 14:38:28 -0600
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
Rick Moen wrote:
>Moe Trin <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Come on, Rick! Based on your choice of newsreaders, it's going to be
>> a long time before you make the leap, huh? ;-)
>Fogeydom is a way of life, as I'm sure you're aware. ;->
Got that right. I think I switched to slrn in 1996 because of a feature
I needed. At this point I vaguely recall I was using trn before that,
and who knows before that. Hmmm, interesting marks on the walls of
this rut, don't you think?
>I just like having highly security-sensitive code be minimal and
>battle-tested, if feasible. xinetd isn't "new", but it has a _way_
>larger amount of privileged code, and it's really hard to beat Venema
>for conservative coding.
Agreed. This may also be why it's not used universally. Still, if it's
going to be battle-tested, _someone_ has got to be running it. And
those that run it have to have it configured to do the intended job.