Want to release 1.3.16

Matt matt@use.net
Sun Nov 17 10:08:00 GMT 2002


On Sat, 16 Nov 2002, Christopher Faylor wrote:

> On Sat, Nov 16, 2002 at 02:59:58PM -0800, Matt wrote:
> >On Fri, 15 Nov 2002, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> >
> >> Should I wait for more ntsec stuff or is it ok to release 1.3.16?
> >> There are a couple of problems I'd like to get resolved in a new
> >> release.
> >
> >I'd like another few days to investigate a hang I'm seeing when running
> >nessus under cygwin. The nessusd and all of it's children hang in
> >libkernel32  somewhere in iname. The culprit that appears to cause the
> >hang is a socket accept() call in the parent process.

> 'iname' is just a generic name for an unknown location, isn't it?  You
> never get useful symbol information from the system DLLs.

Actually, I didn't know that -- thanks for the tip! :)
I'll attach in VC++ which should resolve the symbols in system DLLs
properly.


> I have no idea what nessus is or why this would be considered a show
> stopper.  AFAIK there hasn't been any new networking changes since
> 1.3.15.

Er -- I didn't say it was a showstopper, I said that I'd like a few more
days to look into it. If there are more urgent matters that would be
resolved by a new release, that's fine too. Just thought I would chime in
to the open question. Sorry if I missed something in the mailing list
guidelines that I may have violated by doing so.

nessus is an open source security scanner. http://www.nessus.org .
I'll mail the list with by debugging progress on tuesday or so.

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