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Re: Can I use xinetd instead of inetd?

From: Steve Greenland <steveg_at_lsli.com>
Date: 2005-03-10 16:56:01 CET

On Thu, Mar 10, 2005 at 06:21:21AM -0500, Jonathan Coles wrote:
> Isn't inetd obsolete? I have been working with Linux for 3 years
> and I have only ever seen xinetd used.

Then you've only used Red Hat derivatives. :-)

> # svnserve configuration
> #
> service svn
> {
> socket_type = stream
> protocol = tcp
> wait = no
> user = svn
> server = /usr/local/bin/svnserve
> server_args = -i
> }

That looks about right.

Some possibilities:

1. You *have* reloaded xinetd, right? It doesn't pick up new files

2. You *have* defined 'svn' in the services file, right? Otherwise,
you'll need to specify a port in your xinetd.d/svn file.

3. Try adding 'disable = no' to the svn service. It's possible that
your xinetd is defaulting 'disable=yes'. Check /etc/xinetd.conf for a
'defaults' service (or /etc/xinetd.d/defaults, possibly).


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