[dns-operations] online version checks (was: re: New subscribers)

Paul Vixie vixie at isc.org
Wed Dec 29 18:36:35 UTC 2010

> Date: Wed, 29 Dec 2010 12:09:23 -0500
> From: Andrew Sullivan <ajs at shinkuro.com>
> > alas, not every distro of every OS follows debian's most excellent example.
> No, I alas agree with you there.  For instance, if I had to rely on
> Apple to keep this laptop up to date with some things I know to be
> important, I'd be sorely disappointed.

i tried once to compile dnscap on mac/os and its libpcap was several years
out of date.  after hours of struggle i got a static libpcap built that
would let me link dnscap and not interfere with the underlying OS.  ouch!

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