[TUHS] Help request: uucp, mail on 4.2BSD

Josh Good pepe at naleco.com
Thu Mar 9 07:20:43 AEST 2017

On 2017 Mar  7, 18:27, Arthur Krewat wrote:
> By the way, that list was done with:
> for a in `ls usr/lib/mail/surrcmd` ; do echo $a `strings $a | grep 
> kremvax`; done | grep kremvax
> I did a strings on the smtpd earlier today looking for something else 
> and noticed right near the end was kremvax and started investigating.
> On 3/7/2017 6:19 PM, Dave Horsfall wrote:
> >On Tue, 7 Mar 2017, Arthur Krewat wrote:
> >
> >>Why do all these mail binaries on SVR4 x86 have "kremvax" hard coded into
> >>them?
> >>
> >>/usr/lib/mail/surrcmd/smtpqer kremvax
> >>/usr/lib/mail/surrcmd/tosmtp kremvax
> >>/usr/lib/mail/surrcmd/smtpd kremvax
> >>/usr/lib/mail/surrcmd/smtp kremvax
> >Now you've done it, comrade; that was the secret back door...

It seems to be something "special" about the flavour of SVR4 you are

That "kremvax" is not there on UnixWare 2.1, see this screenshot:


PD: Do you per chance happen to know how can I install/enable the telnet
server on UnixWare 2.1 "Personal Edition"?

Josh Good

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