NetBSD Problem Report #52768

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Date: Tue, 28 Nov 2017 06:33:06 -0500 (EST)
From: dholland@eecs.harvard.edu
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Subject: inetd's conf parser
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>Number:         52768
>Category:       bin
>Synopsis:       inetd's conf parser
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       serious
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    bin-bug-people
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Tue Nov 28 11:35:00 +0000 2017
>Originator:     David A. Holland
>Release:        NetBSD 8.99.1 (20170809)
>Organization:
>Environment:
System: NetBSD macaran 8.99.1 NetBSD 8.99.1 (MACARAN) #42: Wed Aug 9 22:31:11 EDT 2017 dholland@macaran:/usr/src/sys/arch/amd64/compile/MACARAN amd64
Architecture: x86_64
Machine: amd64
>Description:

inetd's config parser is a mess.

The immediate overt problem is that it doesn't recognize empty quoted
strings as words, but it really needs a ground-up rewrite.

>How-To-Repeat:

>Fix:

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