[linux-elitists] WashPost article (was Re: sobig.f: Microsoft Windows virus, not computer virus)

Michael Still mikal@stillhq.com
Wed Aug 27 17:26:03 PDT 2003


On Mon, 25 Aug 2003, Rick Moen wrote:

> Quoting Karsten Self (kmself@ix.netcom.com):
> 
> > My objections to Sendmail are based on M4 and the sendmail config file.
> > When was the last 'sploit on Sendmail?  IIRC it's been clean since
> > 1997-1998, if not earlier.
> > 
> > BIND is in far worse shape....
> 
> BIND9 is slow and questionably architected, but otherwise executes
> adequately.

But is much better than shdns...

> > ...and the alternatives are far fewer.

Shdns -- a DNS server implemnented in bash.
http://www.stillhq.com/extracted/shdns/
http://www.stillhq.com/extracted/article-shdns/

Cheers,
Mikal

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