src_vipa 2.0.4 (source VIPA)

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src_vipa 2.0.4 (source VIPA) (superseded)

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src_vipa-2.0.4.tar.gz MD5 recommended (2007-11-20)

Release notes:

  • src_vipa version 2.0.4 (recommended)
  • The package was improved with bug fixes and has been tested successfully with "June 2003 stream" and "April 2004 stream". It is now recommended.

General description:

src_vipa is a recommended utility that provides a very flexible means of source address selection to arbitrary applications. This is in particular useful for high availability setups, where the dummy device holds a "VIPA" (virtual IP address). src_vipa is a User Space utility and involves no kernel changes.

Installation and configuration instructions are provided in the package.

Please read the README and manpage of src_vipa enclosed in the tarball for further information and restrictions.

src_vipa is provided under the terms of the enclosed Common Public License ("agreement"). Any use, reproduction or distribution of the program constitutes recipient's acceptance of this agreement.

Fixes included:

This update contains a fix for the following problem:

  • Problem-ID: 38073
    • Description: selinux.so _init() dies with src_vipa.so preloaded.
    • Symptom: selinux linked application segfault when src_vipa.so is preloaded.
    • Problem: src_vipa close() is called before src_vipa _init().
    • Solution: Change src_vipa libc wrapper calls to initialize the lib in case _init() was not yet executed.