Subject: Re: have there been any "recent" resolver fixes?
To: NetBSD-current Discussion List <>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/28/2000 00:04:46
>> doors in and of themselves can't be bad simply because of that.  the
>> traditional rpc mechanism was udp, with the "redundancy" needed
>> supplied by that the rpc mechanism.  would you call udp bad simply
>> because it was used to make something you don't like?
>No, that's not the point.  However given that I've more or less rejected
>by now the very notion of RPC in the first place I'm not likely to be
>swayed by a new implementation of it, no matter how much easier it is to
>use than Sun's "popular" incarnation of RPC.

no, it *is* the point, and you're missing mine.  doors are not a
replacement for rpc, they're a replacement for the udp piece of rpc.
doors cannot be bad *solely* because they can be used to implement
rpc, because if that was so, udp would also have to be bad, and it's

ps - is broken.

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