kevin lyda said:
> digging around my humor folder to cheer some folks up. came across this,
> thought it might fit in here...
> # Run inetd in "standalone" mode (-s flag) so that it doesn't have
> # to submit to the will of SAF. Why did we ever let them change inetd?
Yeah, I remember that one, it was there since at least Solaris 2.0.
SAF (which hopefully isn't even there anymore) was this *HORRIFIC* AT&T
monstrosity that "real" SVR4 systems had. It was an immense and
horrifically buggy piece of crap, which stored it's config in strange file
formats, and could only be manipulated or queried through obtuse command
lines with lots of obscure switches. aargh, memories of pain...
Maintained by the ILUG website team. The aim of Linux.ie is to
support and help commercial and private users of Linux in Ireland. You can
display ILUG news in your own webpages, read backend
information to find out how. Networking services kindly provided by HEAnet, server kindly donated by
Dell. Linux is a trademark of Linus Torvalds,
used with permission. No penguins were harmed in the production or maintenance
of this highly praised website. Looking for the
Indian Linux Users' Group? Try here. If you've read all this and aren't a lawyer: you should be!