[Snort-devel] patch to add option to specify location for pid file
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Tue Mar 11 06:08:18 EST 2003
On Tue, 11 Mar 2003, Adam Bernau wrote:
> On machines with multiple copies of snort running on the same interface,
> the location to store the pid file does not work correctly. The test
> says to first try the /var/run directory, then /var/log, then the
> logging directory. To save mangling this logic, I have added a -j option
> (all the good letters were taken) to specify the location of the pid
> file as a file name. This is a patch against 1.9.1.
Thanks for the patch!
One thing that might save you some headache, would be to use the
-R option. It allows you to specify a suffix for the snort.pid file.
This was added a while back by Phil Wood who was running into PID file
Hope that's of some use!
"When things get weird, the weird turn pro." H.S. Thompson
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