Re: [announce] skalibs-, tipidee-, shibari-

From: Mario Rugiero <>
Date: Thu, 21 Dec 2023 08:44:50 -0300

On 21 Dec 2023, at 08:38, Mario Rugiero <> wrote:
> On 21 Dec 2023, at 08:06, Laurent Bercot <> wrote:
>> * shibari-
>> ---------------
>> A brand new project, because I clearly don't have enough on my plate.
>> shibari is a suite of DNS tools, a successor to s6-dns. Eventually it
>> will fully replace s6-dns, but for now it simply depends on it. This
>> first version of shibari comes with two DNS server programs (one for UDP
>> and one for TCP), that are more or less drop-in replacements for djb's
>> tinydns and axfrdns. (I wrote them because it was a better long-term
>> solution than adding a patch to fix a bug in axfrdns.)
> Out of curiosity, is there any reason this is coupled with its own server rather
> than forked from s6-tcpserver and the like? I always found it odd that tinydns
> worked differently from most other DJB tools.
> Is it some assumption about the load it'll be handling?

Nevermind, I just noticed that seems to be the case only for UDP, but TCP does
work by forking from a separate server in shibari.
The difference in UDP is that not having a connection makes it harder to model
with the stdin/stdout method of UCSPI, right?
Received on Thu Dec 21 2023 - 12:44:50 CET

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.4.0 : Thu Dec 21 2023 - 12:45:34 CET