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Re: pkg/47943 (recent update to libpcap breaks tcpdump, nmap and wireshark on Solaris)
The following reply was made to PR pkg/47943; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: =?ISO-8859-1?Q?J=F6rn_Clausen?= <joern.clausen%uni-bielefeld.de@localhost>
To: Jonathan Perkin <jperkin%pkgsrc.org@localhost>
Cc: gnats-bugs%NetBSD.org@localhost, solaris-pkg-people%NetBSD.org@localhost,
Subject: Re: pkg/47943 (recent update to libpcap breaks tcpdump,
nmap and wireshark on Solaris)
Date: Fri, 21 Jun 2013 13:06:19 +0200
On 21.06.13 10:35, Jonathan Perkin wrote:
>> You broke it, you should fix it...
> Well, please provide a patch which works, then.
> 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.
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