If your seriously securing a server using an abandoned package - that's scary!

Fedora and redhat dropped firestarter. Un maintained means not patched or updated.


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On 12/03/2012, at 13:10, Balasubramaniam Natarajan <bala150985@gmail.com> wrote:

Though it is abandoned it still does the basic job very well.


Hello.

In response to a query that I posted a while ago, it was posted on
this list that Firestarter has been abandoned.

Refusing to accept that, I sent messages to both the developer of
Firestarter, and, to the Debian package maintainer for Firestarter,
querying the status of Firestarter.

I have not received even an acknowledgment from either of those
people, so Firestarter appears to be" dead in the water" - abandoned
by the people held to be responsible for the development and
maintenance of it.

So, your posting of suggestions for improvements of Firestarter, would
appear to be as likely to have an effect, as dropping a bottle with a
message asking for a rescue, down an abandoned well.

It is unfortunate, and I regret posting this message, but I believe
that it needs to be said.

--
Bret Busby
Armadale
West Australia
..............

"So once you do know what the question actually is,
 you'll know what the answer means."
- Deep Thought,
 Chapter 28 of Book 1 of
 "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy:
 A Trilogy In Four Parts",
 written by Douglas Adams,
 published by Pan Books, 1992

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