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From: Dhruba Bandopadhyay <dhruba@××××××××××××.uk>
To: gentoo-dev@g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] tcpdump and telnet on the liveCDs
Date: Mon, 17 Mar 2003 00:28:23
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] tcpdump and telnet on the liveCDs by Marco Mascherpa
On Sun, 2003-03-16 at 23:14, Marco Mascherpa wrote:
> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- > Hash: SHA1 > > hi everyone, > last week i was installing Gentoo on a brand new machine at work and i noticed > againg that tcpdump and the telnet client are not available in the liveCD's > environment. Why aren't they included? Is it about some policy or it's just > nobody asked them yet? > > I think tcpdump in particular should be added, sometimes it's necessary to > check out network stuff at a lower level; the telnet client would be very > useful too, none ever thinks to use it to connect to remote shells, but > sometimes it can be very useful to check out services and stuff. > > What do you think?
I can't speak about inclusion in gentoo but certainly those two items are available to emerge if you need them. Best wishes. -- gentoo-dev@g.o mailing list