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SERVICES(5)                   File Formats Manual                  SERVICES(5)

     services - service name data base

     The services file contains information regarding the known services
     available in the DARPA Internet.  For each service a single line should
     be present with the following information:

           official service name
           port number
           protocol name

     Items are separated by any number of blanks and/or tab characters.  The
     port number and protocol name are considered a single item; a slash (`/')
     is used to separate the port and protocol (e.g. `512/tcp').  A hash (`#')
     indicates the beginning of a comment; subsequent characters up to the end
     of the line are not interpreted by the routines which search the file.

     Service names may contain any printable character other than a field
     delimiter, newline, or comment character.

     The database in /var/db/services.cdb needs to be updated with
     services_mkdb(8) after changes to the services file have been applied.

     /etc/services                     The current services file.
     /var/db/services.cdb              The current services database.

     getservent(3), services_mkdb(8)

     The services file format appeared in 4.2BSD.

     A name server should be used instead of a static file.

NetBSD 10.99                   February 12, 2023                  NetBSD 10.99