[Snort-devel] [DAQ][PATCH 1/3] fix --enable-xyz-module options

Russ Combs rcombs at ...402...
Tue Aug 3 10:38:31 EDT 2010


On Tue, Aug 3, 2010 at 10:15 AM, Will Metcalf <william.metcalf at ...2499...>wrote:

> We use libcap-ng in for this in a errr ummm different project, and it
> works really well ;-)...
>
> http://people.redhat.com/sgrubb/libcap-ng/
>

Thanks, we'll have a look!

>
> Regards,
>
> Will
>
> On Tue, Aug 3, 2010 at 8:57 AM, Florian Westphal <fwestphal at ...2119...>
> wrote:
> > Russ Combs <rcombs at ...402...> wrote:
> >> Thanks for submitting your patches.  We will look into incorporating any
> >> changes into the next release.  I'll give you a response to each one way
> or
> >> the other when I get a chance.
> >>
> >> How is the DAQ working for you?
> >
> > Quite nice so far, thanks for asking.
> >
> > One suggestion is to add a note about "-P" to the snort "nfq"
> > documentation -- snort will exit on something like "ping -s 2000" if you
> > use connection tracking with NFQUEUE otherwise.
> >
> > Another thing that i'd like to see is support for unprivileged operation
> (setuid
> > while retaining CAP_NET_ADMIN), I tried to make this work without too
> > much hackery in daq, but failed. I'll send out an RFC patch later today;
> maybe
> > someone else has an idea how to make it work in a better fashion.
> >
>

Good comments - will investigate.

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