pident (getpeername() ... error)

I get the following error when I try to start pident (in.identd):
getpeername() socket operation on non socket
what the heck is this ???
deusAsked:
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james_zhangCommented:
Dear deus,

in.identd should only be lunched by inetd. When it is lunched by
inetd, the stdin & stdout is a socket, it maybe so some setsocketopt to the socket. But if you run it under
shell, the stdin & stdout is not a socket, so you get this error.

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james_zhangCommented:
New version of pidentd (pidentd-2.7.4-1) does run from the std
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