[Snort-devel] Snort 2.6 USR1 Stats

Mark McDonagh payload at ...2499...
Thu Apr 12 12:32:25 EDT 2007

Hi All,

I was looking at the statistics that Snort gives on receipt of the USR1
signal. I thought some of the figures looked a bit strange, especially the
"Outstanding Packets" (much higher than expected).

I was looking at the code, in particular this commit


I'm puzzled by the fact that we keep on adding the number of
packets received to ps_total

ps_total += ps.ps_recv;

Am I missing something here ?


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