[Snort-devel] Patch to stop the "Initializing Output plugins!" message in daemon mode
dreamless at ...1522...
Wed Apr 2 11:39:13 EST 2003
Thanks, Chris, for committing that last patch.
I noticed Snort 2.0, when run in daemon mode, was still printing
"Initializing Output plugins!" when run in daemon mode, like Snort
1.9.0 did. This didn't happen in Snort 1.9.1, and looking at the
source, it appears that the call was moved in 1.9.1 but it wasn't in
So here's a patch that moves InitOutputPlugins() to the part after the
daemon fork (stolen from the 1.9.1 source code <;*) ), which silences
the message. I recompiled and tested it out, and nothing broke for
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