Death of irrtoolset?

Pekka Savola pekkas at
Fri Oct 9 18:20:23 UTC 2009

On Fri, 9 Oct 2009, Nick Hilliard wrote:
> released.  I need to check it out on some platforms first before getting ISC 
> to put it up on their ftp site.  But as far as I'm concerned, there is so 
> much wrong with the current code base that it would be a lot more useful for 
> all concerned to develop a sensibly licensed rpsl client library using a 
> sensible scripting language which has easy-to-use template libraries (perl 
> springs to mind for a variety of reasons, not least because of 
> Template::Toolkit and lots of other really useful goodness on CPAN, but I'm 
> open on this).  librpsl isn't massively cpu intensive and doesn't need 
> bare-bones C speed.  A scripting language should do the job fine.

I wonder if folks have taken a look at (partial) alternatives.  At 
least one of them is IRRPT [1]; there are likely others.


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