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Re: pkg/47943 (recent update to libpcap breaks tcpdump, nmap and wireshark on Solaris)

On 21.06.13 10:35, Jonathan Perkin wrote:
  You broke it, you should fix it...

Well, please provide a patch which works, then.

I did.

While regrettable, the
simple fact is that we have many orders of magnitude more illumos-based
users than legacy Solaris,

How do you know?

and the priority is on supporting those

That was decided by who?

Simply telling us that things are broken is not
helpful as we have no way of developing fixes.

Okay, so if I find a problem, but lack the ability and knowledge to develop a fix, I'll keep my mouth shut from now on.

But then, please, revise the list of supported operating systems and clarify, that Solaris means "Solaris 11", but not any earlier releases.

 Jörn Clausen                    
 Universität Bielefeld

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