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Full ChangeLog.
wackamole changes from epoch to 1.0.0
  • Added this ChangeLog file.
  • Initial release.
  • Now supports Linux platform.
wackamole changes from 1.0.0 to 1.0.1
  • Now brings down all its virtual interfaces when when it dies.
  • Now tries to reconnect to spread if it looses connection.
wackamole changes from 1.0.1 to 1.2.0
  • Added autoconf support (./configure)
  • Now supports FreeBSD platform.
  • Now supports Solaris 8 platform.
  • Now supports MacOSX platform.
  • Now daemonizes unless "-d" flag is given.
  • Write a PID file now.
  • Modified so that number of vitual ip's can be less than number of machines if some machines have config vip 0.0.0.0
  • Writes IP release/acquire information to syslog
wackamole changes from 1.2.0 to 2.0.0
  • Revamped configuration file completely. New format described in sample.
  • Allows/requires all interfaces to be named excplicitly to support machines with multiple interface cards on different VLANs and/or subnets.
  • Notifications are not to "a" router anymore. An arbitrary list of CIDR form addresses can be specified explicitly by interface. All will receive ARP notifications of the MAC address change.
  • ARP cache is collected (FreeBSD and Linux supported) and that pool can be used as a notification destination for ARP updates. (i.e. arp-spoof everyone in my arp cache). ARP caches are announced and merged, so you wil hit every IP in the collective ARP cache of the cluster.
  • Added multi-threaded updates. Each VIP that is started will spawn an arp-spoofing notification thread that will run through the list of recipients.
  • Allow for "no threading" via --with-threads=no configure option.
  • Notifications can be throttled so that notifications to larger networks will not cause ARP storms. Notification lists are processed in a piecemeal fashion such that large throttled notifications will not starve other
wackamole changes from 2.0.0 to 2.1.0
  • Allow for both non-threaded and threaded code. Proper ifdefs.
  • non-threaded by default, there are problems with the threads.
  • RunDynamic directives to call loadable modules and embedder perl.
  • Fixed rampant endian problems.
  • Fixed CIDR form ranged arp notifications.
  • Shared arp cache is now IP and MAC -- includes fixes to buffer overruns triggered during collecting local ARP info on Solaris.
  • When arp-spoofing to IPs in the shared arp cache, both broadcast and directed ARP responses are done.
  • Hack for Linux to post process the VIF table after a balance that performs an if_down to make sure no other interfaces were casualties of that operation.
  • Added ping support so in addition to ARP spoofing, ICMP packets can be sent.
wackamole changes from 2.1.0 to 2.1.1
  • No code changes. Messed up distribution roll. Fixed here.
wackamole changes from 2.1.1 to 2.1.2
  • Fixed Linux ping construction (compile error)
  • Fixed double close in wackatrl
  • Fixed argument parsing
wackamole changes from 2.1.2 to 2.1.3
  • Win32 support
  • patch for perl up and down invocations from Glenn Nielsen < glenn at mail dot more dot net >
  • patch from < pete at more dot net > and < anderson at more dot net > regarding uninitialized stack variable usable. Fixes occasional interface operations on FreeBSD.
  • wrong string length of static strings, off-by-one. from Glenn Nielsen < glenn at maildot more dot net >
  • fork/setsid/fork now exits with 0 as it should
  • memcpy argument fix in Solaris DLIP ife driver
  • fixed Makefile to add LDFLAGS and LIBS for the arptest tool
wackamole changes from 2.1.3 to 2.1.4
  • Fix interfaces with numbers in them on Solaris (e1000g0)
  • Get config.w32.h into the distribution (thanks Wez)


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