latest argus?

Peter Moody peter.moody at
Wed Mar 8 20:08:49 EST 2006

ok, you're right. checking the time stamps on the fixes.1.tar.gz,
that's from may of 04.  What I was referring to was an email you sent
with a link to those files.  that was the first time I'd seen that dev

so, the "current" is two years of patches maintained on a mailing
list?  With options becoming incompatible/obsolete between patches? 
Is that right?


On 3/8/06, Peter Van Epp <vanepp at> wrote:
>         Can you tell me where the fixes release of Feb 23 is on the
> qosient site? The only one I know of /dev/argus-2.0/argus-clients-2.0.6.fixes.1.tar.gz is from May of 2004 (and thats the one I'm patching against). I'm
> working on (fairly slowly obviously :-)) a set of all the patches since fixes.1
> that I'm aware of which I will send to the list and then Carter may choose to
> put out a fixes.2 release if we are lucky.
> Peter Van Epp / Operations and Technical Support
> Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, B.C. Canada
> On Wed, Mar 08, 2006 at 11:36:24AM -0800, Peter Moody wrote:
> > So the latest version of argus from the site is argus-2.0.6.  This is
> > from May of 2004.  There are @diety knows how many patches applied to
> > this which have, to my knowledge, only been posted to the mailing
> > list.
> >
> > There was a "release" of a 2.0.6-fixes on Feb 23 of this year, but
> > there already appears to have been two *large* patches sent in to the
> > list, so we're back to a situation where what's posted is not what's
> > current.
> >
> > I really like argus and its capabilities, but it's very hard to stay
> > current when current means constantly patching from the mailing list
> > (not to mention when current means options changing meaning...).
> >
> > So, is there an official version somewhere?  Is the official version
> > actually 2 years old and everything on the mailing list is just bonus?
> >  Are there plans to have an official version?  Can I hope for options
> > to maintain meaning between versions, or at least be slowly deprecated
> > w/ warning?
> >
> > </rant>
> >
> > Cheers,
> > -Peter

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