samba-2.2.0-alpha3 spec for RedHat 7.0

Steve Langasek vorlon at
Tue Apr 3 17:53:08 GMT 2001

On Tue, 3 Apr 2001, Augis wrote:

> > The consensus is that running Samba out of inetd is almost always a Very Bad
> > Idea.  I would suggest not supporting inetd-based configurations at all in the
> > RPM; I don't see any reason to give people a loaded gun.

> It was about swat, not about Samba :)
> As RH7 don't use inetd, it is impossible while addding lines to missing
> file /etc/inetd.conf make SWAT accept connections. You must write
> something to /etc/xinetd.d/samba file instead.

Ah, makes sense.  I was afraid the spec file did something similar to what
the Debian Samba package does, giving users the option of running samba in
daemon or inetd mode.  (Worse, inetd mode is the /default/ in Debian...)

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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