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Re: [bug-inetutils] talkd and ACL

From: Simon Josefsson
Subject: Re: [bug-inetutils] talkd and ACL
Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2012 21:51:08 +0200
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Mats Erik Andersson <address@hidden> writes:

> måndag den 10 september 2012 klockan 09:36 skrev Simon Josefsson detta:
>> Mats Erik Andersson <address@hidden> writes:
>> > Dear all,
>> >
>> > I have taken the liberty to update talkd with ACL capacity,
>> > building on ground work lying in fallow since years back.
>> Btw, regarding talk(d), are you able to get it to work?  I recall
>> setting up InetUtils talk a few years ago but there were some terminal
>> issue getting it to work.  Perhaps this has been resolved, but some
>> positive confirmation that talk(d) is now in working stage would be good.
> Yes, after the latest portability fix in 43b1d3 (our source) and
> commit 8a8ef5 in Gnulib, I am successfully using Debian testing
> at one end and FreeBSD 8.2 at the other end. Both patches are
> needed to get the executables to work on FreeBSD. The readutmp
> module of Gnulib has never been functional in either of FreeBSD
> and OpenBSD, but now it is, except that FreeBSD 9.0 introduced
> their own interpretation of utmpx, so the module is still broken
> from 9.0 and onwards, but for an unrelated reason.

Thanks!  Having this confirmation that it works now is useful.


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