Re: [hackers] [quark] Rectify error-handling || FRIGN

From: Roberto E. Vargas Caballero <>
Date: Mon, 11 Aug 2014 18:03:53 +0200


> Both tcpd and inetd are not very UNIX-like in my eyes.
> If you want access-control, better look for a program which binds to a
> socket, does the checks and opens another socket you can bind quark to.
> Everything else, like including support for inetd in quark, is just an
> insult against the UNIX-philosophy.

Can you explain this feeling?. Maybe I am wrong, but I think Unix
authors didn't share your opinion because listen(8) of plan9 is the
same idea that inetd (but better done because listen doesn't need
to parse any configuration file).


Roberto E. Vargas Caballero
Received on Mon Aug 11 2014 - 18:03:53 CEST

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