[CentOS-devel] Re: CentOS Errata

Wed Sep 12 18:48:20 UTC 2007
Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org>

Dag Wieers wrote:
> Please show me a lightweight implementation that works with older
> OVAL standards.


> Last time I checked, the reference implementation was the only existing
> implementation, it was 4MB big, written in java (?) and choked on the Red
> Hat OVAL output because it failed to be backward compatible with earlier
> releases.

Not sure where you saw the java implementation, the only 2 different ones I have 
seen are done in C++ and seem to work quite well. Although, to be  honest, I 
have not really used this beyond general prodding as a point of interest.

Karanbir Singh : http://www.karan.org/ : 2522219 at icq