[lug] Firewall != Linux, Was -> Broadband
Jeffrey B. Siegal
jbs at quiotix.com
Tue Aug 1 19:03:33 MDT 2000
Chris M wrote:
> > These are not part of Linux. Linux is a kernel. Wu-ftpd, sendmail, etc. all
> > run on other Unix-like systems (and even some non-Unix-like systems) aside
> > from
> > Linux.
> And a tire isn't part of a car. People put them on there.
Look, your terminology is just wrong. There are lots of distributions
based on Linux, including single-floppy ones that don't have wu-ftpd or
The appropriate analogy is not car and tire, it is vehicle (Linux) and
wing (sendmail). Cars are vehicles but they don't have wings. A
firewall built using Linux does not have sendmail.
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