[arch-dev-public] [signoff] inetutils-1.5-1

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Fri Jan 2 22:19:07 EST 2009

On Fri, Jan 2, 2009 at 7:07 PM, Eric Bélanger <snowmaniscool at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 2, 2009 at 4:50 PM, Eric Bélanger <snowmaniscool at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Jan 2, 2009 at 2:53 PM, Eric Bélanger <snowmaniscool at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> As previously discussed
>>> (http://archlinux.org/pipermail/arch-dev-public/2008-December/009353.html)
>>> I've just added  inetutils-1.5-1in testing to implement FS#12281. This
>>> new package will provide the following network clients/daemons:
>>> ftp/ftpd
>>> rexec/rexecd
>>> rlogin/rlogind
>>> rsh/rshd
>>> talk/talkd
>>> telnet/telnetd
>>> rcp.
>>> It will replace the following packages:
>>> core/netkit-telnet
>>> extra/netkit-ftp
>>> extra/netkit-rsh
>>> On a related note, netkit-tftp will be remove from the repo in favor
>>> of tftp-hpa. The inetutils tools can also profide a tftp
>>> client/server. It's currently not included in the inetutils package.
>>> We could provide them in a separate package if there is sufficient
>>> demand.
>>> As inetutils will go to core as it will replace a core package, it
>>> will require the usual 2 signoffs.  Signoff from users will be
>>> appreciated as well as these network  tools have a low usage these
>>> days. Please indicate what specific client/daemon you tested.  Because
>>> it's a totally new package, I'll keep it in testing for at least a
>>> week to give more time to test.
>>> Eric
>> Wait before signing off. inetutils 1.6 is out.
>  inetutils 1.6 is in testing now. Please signoff.

telnet on i686 was fail for me. The escape sequence didn't seem to work at all.


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