[Snort-devel] Re: SIGHUP doesn't work

Steve G linux_4ever at ...398...
Sun Sep 21 19:15:05 EDT 2003


>Are you dripping privs at runtime?

Yes. It is running under the snort user. So why does the error
get reported as a failure of the pcap stuff? If the problem is
that root is required for pcap, then it should at least say that
in the error message. I am even wondering if it should continue
the restart when failure is certain. This should also be in the
man page. 

BTW, can you not do a setreuid() back to root since the saved uid
is root?

-Steve Grubb

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