MusicMastaMike at aol
Nov 5, 2009, 5:28 AM
Post #7 of 7
On 11/05/2009 03:19 AM, Mark Blackman wrote:
> On 05/11/2009 09:16, Angelo Höngens wrote:
>> On 5-11-2009 10:12, Mark Blackman wrote:
>>> On 05/11/2009 08:14, Angelo Höngens wrote:
>>>> On 4-11-2009 23:06, Michael Stegeman wrote:
>>>>> I'm new to this list and have read through the archives regarding this
>>>>> topic, but I'm wondering what would be involved in adding IPv6 support
>>>>> to wackamole? I'm willing to do the work myself (or with help, if anyone
>>>>> is willing), but I'd like to get a feel for how much work this would entail.
>>>> I posted a question about ipv6 support on this list as well quite a
>>>> while back, but never got a reply. I think this list is quite dead..
>>>> (even though I have hope and am still subscribed.)
>>> It's kind of dead. I think wackamole is a good idea but incompletely
>>> implemented and insufficently reviewed and the original authors seem
>>> fairly uninterested in further development. I think you're better off
>>> looking at things like CARP, pfsense and the Linux Virtual Server
>>> project to accomplish the goals that wackamole appears to be aiming at.
>> I, for one, was really looking to wackamole to solve my HA requirements
>> (and it was described in a book about scalable internet architectures as
>> But for the reasons above, I chose CARP on FreeBSD (to HA my Squid
> I had briefly considered trying to re-implement wackamole in Perl, but
> balked at the amount of work I forecast for doing cross-platform
> interface manipulation.
> - Mark
Thanks for your replies, everyone. If wackamole is dead, I may have to
look into some of these other solutions.
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