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Re: [bug-inetutils] [patch] inetd: set environment variables for remote

From: Alfred M. Szmidt
Subject: Re: [bug-inetutils] [patch] inetd: set environment variables for remote host, ip and local port
Date: Thu, 27 Jul 2006 10:21:45 +0200 (CEST)

   > Wouldn't it be better to provide this information in log (if it
   > isn't provided already)?  And then just use grep to get that
   > data? I'm a bit sceptical to exporting envars like this.

   Reading from syslog will lead to concurrency problems if multiple
   server processes are spawned from inetd simultaneously.

Each process could provide its own log, on a heavily trafficed machine
that should be done anyway.

Frankly, I atleast am not for or against adding this (I can't really
see the benefit of such a feature, but I can't see why adding it would
be bad).  Maybe Sergey or Alain can pitch in.


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