[arch-dev-public] Inetutils cleanup
snowmaniscool at gmail.com
Wed Apr 18 15:20:21 EDT 2012
Currently, the inetutils packages provide the old unsecure r* family
of tools. There is currently a bug report  asking for the removal
of rexec as it it particularly unsecure. As these things are old and I
suppose everyone has moved to more secure apps like ssh/sftp, I'm
thinking about removing all these r* tools.
Also, there is another bug report  about removing /bin/domainname.
This wrapper script is currently broken and users using NIS probably
already have yp-tools installed, which provides its own
/usr/bin/domainname. This will also fix a future conflict whenever
we'll get rid of /bin.
In summary, I would like to remove the following binaries from inetutils:
The inetutils package will continue to provide the following binaries:
Any objections, comments?
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