[Snort-devel] Thoughts on threads

Todd Lewis tlewis at ...255...
Sun Apr 29 22:17:48 EDT 2001


On Fri, 6 Apr 2001, Jon Bentley wrote:

> Threads (nee parallelization) would cause me some concern, as it would
> potentially remove the serial order of received packets.  Perhaps that is
> a concern of only myself, though.  (Packet sequence numbers, with a post-
> process reordering?)

Jon, is your objection to traffic reordering in general or reordering
caused by snort in particular?  I.e., traffic will often be reordered
as it travels across the network anyway, so what's the trouble with
snort reordering it as part of its processing?

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Todd Lewis
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