jan-oliver.wagner at intevation
Feb 22, 2007, 3:49 PM
Post #7 of 7
On Thursday 22 February 2007 23:24, Renaud Deraison wrote:
Re: How about NessusClient 1.2-beta1 release?
[In reply to]
> On Feb 22, 2007, at 11:06 PM, Jan-Oliver Wagner wrote:
> > I am using this version for a couple of month now and the only
> > situation where I lost scan contents was in situation where
> > memory consumption exceeded available memory. This is on my
> > list, but if you switch off the plugin caches in the preferences,
> > the behaviour should not differ from NessusClient 1.0.
> > Hm, maybe the caches should better be off by default?
> No, I can see a constantly growing memory usage.
Which actions trigger the increase?
Do you have all of the plugin caches switched off?
> > If you lost information in a situation other than extreme memory
> > consumption,
> > I'd be very interested in details.
> But that's the point, isn't it ? What is in CVS can't handle a
> moderately large scan, so I do not see the point into doing a
> "release" that some distros might decide to include (as -devel) even
> though it can cause harm to a lot of end-users who'll loose their
> scans results.
Honestly, I do not undestand: what point?
I simply was asking for details. If I don't get them, I can't work on the
> There is absolutely no urgency in doing a release, and given the
> state of the code there's no benefit other than wasting memory all
> over the place.
My last email did not say it is urgent to have a release.
It basically said it would be good to have more people be able to
discuss technical issues as we currently discuss.
> I'll do a beta when I feel a beta is ready.
> There are things I want to add in HEAD,
> as well as others I want to get rid of.
I'd be interested in what those things are, so
I might save time not working on things that are dropped
or deeply changed anyway.
> Now is absolutely not the time to release anything, the code is far
> from being ready nor complete.
OK. And I also do understand your fear that braindead distributors would
package even entirely buggy betas.
Do you actually mean not to give HEAD code to anyone in general
before it reaches beta quality?
Dr. Jan-Oliver Wagner Intevation GmbH
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