[Snort-devel] [ snort-Bugs-552950 ] Leaking bpf file descriptors

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Bugs item #552950, was opened at 2002-05-06 10:40
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Category: None
Group: None
Status: Open
Resolution: None
Priority: 5
Submitted By: Nobody/Anonymous (nobody)
Assigned to: Nobody/Anonymous (nobody)
Summary: Leaking bpf file descriptors

Initial Comment:
Under older versions of openBSD 2.7 , 2.6 (only ones 
i've tested) the following code causes bpf devices to 
stay open after a kill -HUP of snort

snort.c

#ifndef HPUX
        /* kludge for Linux */
        InitializeInterfaces();
#endif /* HPUX */

Commenting out the InitializeInterfaces seems to fix 
the problem.

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