Services automaticly change firewall rules to open access to themselfs.

Benny Amorsen benny+usenet at
Sat Sep 1 07:34:29 UTC 2007

>>>>> "AP" == Arthur Pemberton <pemboa at> writes:

AP> On 8/31/07, Alexander Boström <abo at> wrote:

>> That would be a checkbox.
>> [ ] Trust all enabled services.
>> Basically, what this means is, "don't allow incoming traffic except
>> where root says it's ok", which might sometimes be what you want to
>> achieve.

AP> By the way, I still think that tis is a good idea.

It would be nicer if the bind() failed in the application. At least
the application would have a chance at telling the user what went
wrong, instead of just not working properly.


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