netkit /etc/services vs port-assignments from IANA

Gerard Beekmans gerard at
Tue May 28 07:15:02 PDT 2002

On Tue, May 28, 2002 at 12:45:08AM -0400, Scot Mc Pherson wrote:
> I wanted to know what everyone thought about replacing the netkit's version
> of /etc/services with the current one at IANA.  There is a HUGE discrepency
> between them, and its a fairly important db of port assignments.  I have
> already done so on all my systems, but was wondering if it shouldn't at
> least be mentioned in the book if not included as an instruction.

Added to Bugzilla to worry about later. Got too much on my plate at the
moment with all the changes being made.

Gerard Beekmans

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