[sane-devel] SUSE9.1: sane-port in /etc/services

Matt mathfretwell@blueyonder.co.uk
Wed, 26 May 2004 00:56:09 +0100

On Wed, 26 May 2004 08:48:30 +0900
Olaf Meeuwissen wrote:

> >
> > The correct way to fix this is to make the xinetd configuration use
> > the official name. That is, the saned xinetd config file should
> > contain the line 'service sane-port'.
> >
> > If the xinetd configuration does not match a service name in the
> > /etc/services file it is ignored by xinetd, since in this case xinetd
> > doesn't know on which port to listen for connections.
> I know that much, but all the sane-backend stuff mentions the "sane"
> service only, AFAIK.  If Henning went through the trouble of getting
> the "sane-port" service registered with IANA (instead of "sane") then
> shouldn't the implementation be patched to match?  If Henning meant to
> register the "sane" service, then something went wrong in getting that
> across and IANA registered the wrong service.
> Question stands: what is the prefered way to fix this?
> -- 

 As pointed out above, just use "service sane-port" instead of "service sane".
And in all honesty, does it really matter? Just alter your config.