Wasn't sure where to post this issue at but I use vector so I'm posting here.
I was trying to set up a telnet server today for grins and ran into a really strange problem where my telnet would just drop right after connecting. No user login request. Then after some digging I realized that the file "in.telnetd" was actually empty.
I tried a re-install from SLAPT-GET but the file was still empty. Did a download instead of install and looked at the contents of the package and the "in.telnetd" file is (you guessed it) empty.
SLAPT-GET file reports as:
Downloading the file from here had everything in-tact:http://slackware.cs.utah.edu/pub/slackware/slackware-14.0/slackware/n/telnet-0.17-i486-1.txz
Just a heads up.