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    Hello:<br>
    In my snort configuration I have a variable that's really long,
    split over multiple lines that are each about 12k.  When I go to
    start snort I get this error in /var/log/messages:<br>
    <blockquote><small>FATAL ERROR: /opt/company/etc/vars.conf(67) Rule
        greater than or equal to 65535 characters which is more than the
        parser is willing to handle.  Submit a bug to <a
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        if you legitimately feel like your rule or keyword configuration
        needs more than this amount of space.</small><br>
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    I see in the code (src/rules.h) this:<br>
    #define PARSERULE_SIZE         (65535)<br>
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    We're using version 2.9.4.1.  Has this been addressed in a future
    release?  Or, can someone suggest a workaround that's short of
    changing the snort code?<br>
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      <p>Jon Larson<br>
        Software Engineer <br>
        Catbird, <i> Real Security for the Virtual World </i><br>
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