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OS detection
From: R Anderson <listbox () pole-position org>
Date: Thu, 19 Dec 2002 21:39:39 +0100

Has anybody tried putting Ofir Arkin's xprobe OS-detection into nmap? Would there be any technical or political problems? Wouldn't it be worth the effort?

I have this vision:
- Add xprobe tests as nmap's test number 8, 9, 10 etc.
- If possible and applicable, merge the databases to some extent.
- The database matching should be compatible with older entries (without xprobe tests)
- As time goes by, more complete entries will fill the database

It would probably be the ultimate OS-detection for quite some time. It may also break grounds for adding even more tests in the future, without inventing the wheel.


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