Only 3 out of the 8 tools compile !-{

Shane Kerr Shane_Kerr at isc.org
Wed May 30 11:07:23 UTC 2007


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James W. Laferriere,

Mr. James W. Laferriere wrote:
> On Sun, 27 May 2007, Mr. James W. Laferriere wrote:
>> 	Hello All ,  Only  rpslcheck ,  peval & RtConfig ,  Compiled to the 
>> level of being able to install .
>> 	I went into the directories prtraceroute & prpath & just attempted a 
>> make .  Both of them failed miserably from what appears to be Code Rot .
>> 	Are either of those directories being maintained or are they only 
>> there for historic purposes ?  Is a maintainer being solicited (if there are 
>> none) ?

History:

The IRRToolSet used to be maintained by Merit, and was then taken by the RIPE
NCC, and is now maintained by ISC.


Current status:

Two of the applications were removed around the time that RPSLng was added: aoe
and roe. These are graphical tools that seemed not to be very useful in
production, and they broke on modern C++ compilers. This was during the RIPE NCC
time.

I don't know about the other three non-working applications: bgproute, prroute,
and prtraceroute. The files have not been changed in 5 years, and I think this
was when Merit still maintained the code. It is likely these applications have
not worked for the last 5 years.


Future:

Unless there is someone who wants to use these tools, they won't get worked on.

If someone *does* want to use these tools, then I will happily accept patches. I
don't plan on working on these on my own, unless someone wants these enough to
pay for ISC time (contact me if you do).

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Shane
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