A few more First-Day issues

Peter Rasmussen plr at udgaard.com
Thu Aug 16 23:41:49 CEST 2007

When I come to the point where I am able to build and boot on an image 
that contains the packages that I want, be assured that telnetd and ftpd 
will soon be a part of it. Using ssh is overkill when working in a safe 
and known environment with limited CPU and storage resources, so I bring 
it up.

You may have noticed that the mail I sent wasn't just about this issue, 
so why did you choose to comment on just this?


Ian Darwin wrote:
>> Why does access have to be through ssh? In a secure environment, we 
>> are a couple of guys who are very comfortable with telnet and ftp and 
>> as the resources are still limited, it doesn't seem out of line 
>> (please spare me the paranoia that I often hear when discussing this 
>> with young people, because I am well aware of the potential problems :-)
> Please spare us the attitude :-) Use the mini-sshd that is provided. 
> Developer resources (time) is limited, as you say, and I am quite sure 
> that the core developers have more important things to do.  If you 
> have the time and energy to compile and build a system with telnetd 
> and ftpd just so you can use it, go ahead.  Otherwise why even bring 
> it up?

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