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

Steve G linux_4ever at ...398...
Tue Sep 23 03:46:02 EDT 2003


>As I understand it, calling setreuid() is useful for the 
>exec family of functions on setuid binaries but not when 
>setuid() is called.

Then I'd say the code that handles sighup could be deleted (and
the man page updated, too). If you look at the reload option of
the init script, it does a stop and then a start. It doesn't do a
killproc -HUP. So...why have a feature that doesn't work?

-Steve Grubb

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