G4 cube (was Re: 68K Macs with MacOS 7.5 still in production use...)

Liam Proven lproven at gmail.com
Tue Sep 13 13:17:01 CDT 2016

On 13 September 2016 at 19:44, Ryan K. Brooks <ryan at hack.net> wrote:
> Are ifconfig, netstat, traceroute, et al really insecure?

Well, OK, no, not that I know of!

>  (Maybe a case
> could be made for traceroute)

Wouldn't know.

But AIUI the new ``ip'' command subsumes a lot of this stuff. I'm not
very au fait with it but it was high time -- it was due for some

> These types of changes to the core of
> userland are epic dumb IMHO.

Why? Seriously?

>   Telnet is very useful for debugging, and
> certainly dropping telnetd is a good thing - which everyone has done.

So add it back if you need it.

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