[Snort-devel] Possible bug ????

Chris Green cmg at ...835...
Mon Oct 14 06:12:07 EDT 2002

"Linus Hindmarsh" <linus at ...1618...> writes:

> Hi
> After tearing my hair out and through a process of elimination, I
> tracked it down to the "-s" command line option. Removing this enables
> snort to start properly.
> Using "snort --help" indicates that "-s" is a valid option, so I am not
> sure that what the deal is. 

There is a bug in 1.9.0 with the -s option. Give it a fake argumenting
-s bogon and this will be fixed when 1.9.1 comes out.

Alternatively, you may use the version at the head of the SNORT_1_9
branch of CVS.

Chris Green <cmg at ...402...>
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