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4.2 Inetd Operation Mode
In ‘inetd’ operation mode
inetd receives requests
from standard input and sends its replies to the standard output.
This mode is enabled by
mode inetd statement (see mode statement) in configuration file, or by the --inetd command
line option (see --inetd). This mode is usually used when
dicod from inetd.conf file, as in example
dict stream tcp nowait nobody /usr/bin/dicod --inetd
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