[arch-dev-public] Inetutils cleanup
d at falconindy.com
Wed Apr 18 15:54:01 EDT 2012
On Wed, Apr 18, 2012 at 03:20:21PM -0400, Eric Bélanger wrote:
> 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:
Definite +1 here.
> The inetutils package will continue to provide the following binaries:
Sounds good to me.
> Any objections, comments?
>  https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/28819
>  https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/29529
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