[openvas-discuss] OpenVAS DevCon 1 write up

Jan-Oliver Wagner jan-oliver.wagner at intevation.de
Thu Apr 6 16:02:12 CEST 2006

On Thursday 06 April 2006 02:05, Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña wrote:
> And your point is? I'm not asking for OpenVAS and Nessus to be instalable
> side by side, I'm saying that there should not be an 'openvas-libraries' or
> 'openvas-libnasl' unless absolutely necessary and OpenVAS should use the
> 'nessus-libraries' and 'libnasl' upstream. That way the distributions
> shipping both Nessus and OpenVAS (like Debian) would not carry two libraries
> which are, esentially, the same thing for two different tools (the
> Nessus/OpenVAS core daemon). 
> There might be a need to fork the libraries in the future but if the need
> isn't there just yet, please don't just fork the libraries if all the
> changes are just 's/nessus/openvas/' in the source code.

It was already decided at DevCon1 to do it exactly the way you
describe it here ;-) 

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