I actually was thinking the init script could do it, though
that too would be contrary to standard practice.
On Mon, 2003-08-25 at 09:09, Bill Nottingham wrote:
Howard Owen (hbo(a)egbok.com) said:
> Why not configure portmapper to listen on localhost, then have the
> services (mountd, ypserv, etc.) that need it enable listening on the
> wire when they start? You'd need a cooperative arrangement whereby the
> init scripts would shut down external portmapper if they were the last
> service that needed it on service shutdown.
Having 'mount' try and configure services would be exceedingly messy.
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