On Wed, Feb 05, David C. Rankin wrote:
Is this really warranted? When workarounds are needed
to correct a new change
-- there is a problem. And for 20+ years, every program that needs a specific
port has looked to /etc/services. That means every program (other than those
updated or patched by the opensuse team) will fail to find the services file
in the new location (unless patched by the user)
No application is reading /etc/services directly. They all use the glibc
interface for this.
No need to patch any application.
Thorsten Kukuk, Distinguished Engineer, Senior Architect SLES & MicroOS
SUSE Software Solutions Germany GmbH, Maxfeldstr. 5, 90409 Nuernberg, Germany
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