Telnetd broken

Fran├žois Cami fdc-lists at fcami.net
Tue Jan 29 21:22:30 UTC 2013


On Tue, Jan 29, 2013 at 6:37 PM, Chuck Forsberg WA7KGX N2469R
<caf at omen.com> wrote:
> On 01/29/2013 06:40 AM, Ed Greshko wrote:
>>
>> On 01/29/2013 10:12 PM, Matthew Miller wrote:
>>>
>>> On Mon, Jan 28, 2013 at 03:31:25PM -0800, Chuck Forsberg WA7KGX N2469R
>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> The telnet service in Fedora 18 and Rawhide is broken.
>>>> Here is output from telnet(1) on f18 calling a machine running Rawhide:
>>>
>>> Confirming on F18.
>>>
>>> Heh. I bet you're the first person to actually run telnetd in several
>>> years.
>>>
>> FWIW, this seems to be a different manifestation of the problem that I'm
>> seeing and asking about out the "users" list.  I think you will find that if
>> you add....
>>
>> server_args     = -D options
>>
>> to the telnet file of xinetd.d the formatting problem will be gone...
>>
>>
> I've done some more testing.  There seems to be a random element to the
> problem.
> Sometimes the telnet session will operate normally.  Other times much of the
> output
> disappears.

Please open a bug, or I'll submit a F19 feature to make telnetd disappear. :)

Fran├žois


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