An odd port

Ian Wadham at
Sun Jan 11 13:43:24 PST 2015

On 12/01/2015, at 8:30 AM, Brandon Allbery wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 11, 2015 at 4:28 PM, Clemens Lang <cal at> wrote:
> ----- On 11 Jan, 2015, at 22:21, Ian Wadham at wrote:
> > Is there a good reason why we have the yersinia port on MacPorts?  Please
> > read the description in full.
> I don't see a problem with it? We have several other ports related to
> network security that could be equally disruptive depending on how you use
> them. If you're not comfortable with what it does, don't use it?
> Agreed; the boundary between black hat and white hat security tools is nonexistent these days.

OK, thanks.  I was just checking…  Yersinia pestis = bubonic plague (aka the Black Death),
so an odd name for a piece of software.

Cheers, Ian W.

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