update-inetd - inetd configuration file updater

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Repository Ubuntu Main amd64
Package name update-inetd
Package version 4.44
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 69 B
Download size 17.68 KB
Official Mirror archive.ubuntu.com
This package provides a program used by other packages to
automatically update /etc/inetd.conf, the configuration file shared
by all implementations of the Internet super-server.
Note that xinetd is not supported by this package.


Package Version Architecture Repository
update-inetd_4.44_all.deb 4.44 all Ubuntu Main
update-inetd - - -


Name Value
debconf >= 0.5
debconf-2.0 -
libfile-copy-recursive-perl -
libfile-temp-perl -


Name Value
netbase << 4.27


Type URL
Binary Package update-inetd_4.44_all.deb
Source Package update-inetd

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install update-inetd deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install update-inetd




2017-01-15 - Serafeim Zanikolas <sez@debian.org>
update-inetd (4.44) unstable; urgency=low
* Orphan package.
* Drop README, which points to long-deprecated DEP9 (Closes: #849457).
* Bump up debhelper compatibility level to 9, and update versioned Build-Dep
for debhelper.
* Fix dh-clean-k-is-deprecated and vcs-field-not-canonical lintian warnings.
* Bump up standards version to 3.9.8 (no changes).
2012-06-03 - Serafeim Zanikolas <sez@debian.org>
update-inetd (4.43) unstable; urgency=low
* Add --pattern support for remove mode
* Update manpage
- Document support for --pattern and --multi in remove mode
- Fix argument type for --remove (was documented as ENTRY, whereas it is
- Add copyright notice for myself in manpage
2012-05-20 - Serafeim Zanikolas <sez@debian.org>
update-inetd (4.42) unstable; urgency=low
* Declare as Multi-Arch: foreign; thanks to Goswin von Brederlow
<goswin-v-b@web.de> (Closes: #673398).
* Add Polish translation; thanks to Michał Kułach" <michalkulach@gmail.com>
(Closes: #670646).
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.3 (no changes)
* Add copyright notices for myself in debian/copyright, update-inetd, and
* Drop TODO file and add README file, which declares update-inetd as
deprecated and points to reconf-inetd and DEP9
2011-11-22 - Serafeim Zanikolas <sez@debian.org>
update-inetd (4.41) unstable; urgency=low
* Fall back to external 'tempfile' and 'mv' commands in case perl-base and
perl-modules are out of sync during an upgrade (Closes: #649174;
LP: #862129). Thanks to Colin Watson <cjwatson@ubuntu.com> for the bug
report and patch.
2011-09-11 - Serafeim Zanikolas <sez@debian.org>
update-inetd (4.40) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix breakage with non-default inetd packages (Closes: #638180)
* Add Slovak translation (thanks, Slavko <linux@slavino.sk>;
Closes: #639449)
2011-08-07 - Serafeim Zanikolas <sez@debian.org>
update-inetd (4.39) unstable; urgency=low
* Add Korean translation (thanks, Min-Ji Kang <justminji@gmail.com>;
closes: #632020).
* Thanks to Christian Perrier <bubulle@debian.org> for the NMU.
* debian/rules: add build-arch and build-indep targets
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.2
- replace Conflicts, with Breaks and Replaces
2011-01-12 - Christian Perrier <bubulle@debian.org>
update-inetd (4.38+nmu1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Fix encoding of Danish debconf translation.
2010-10-17 - Serafeim Zanikolas <sez@debian.org>
update-inetd (4.38) unstable; urgency=low
* debconf template translations:
- Update Danish (thanks, Joe Dalton; closes: #599451).
2010-08-09 - Serafeim Zanikolas <sez@debian.org>
update-inetd (4.37) unstable; urgency=low
* Workaround debconf hanging by closing fd 3 in invoke-rc.d
invocation (Closes: #589487). Thanks to Ben Hutchings
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.1 (no changes)
* debian/control:Maintainer: set to my debian email address
2010-02-13 - Serafeim Zanikolas <serzan@hellug.gr>
update-inetd (4.36) unstable; urgency=low
* Remove "there are plans to support xinetd" from long description (see
message #116 in bug report #8927)
* Trim bug report list, and point to proposal for re-design of update-inetd
in TODO file
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.8.4 (no changes)
* Switch dpkg-source format to 3.0 (native)
* Fix lintian warning (spelling-error-in-manpage)

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