[Snort-sigs] [Emerging-Sigs] Downloading older versions of snort

Joel Esler jesler at ...435...
Fri Aug 10 10:55:06 EDT 2012

On Aug 10, 2012, at 10:29 AM, Mike Cox <mike.cox52 at ...2420...> wrote:
> Thanks Joel.  Ultimately I would like to be able to
> download/compile/run/analyze snort 2.8 versions thru the current
> version.  Do you  have links?

They aren't publicly available, I'll have to dig them out from storage somewhere.

> I guess I could start my own repo of snort versions going forward (I'm
> guessing this is OK since it would be publicly available and Snort is
> Open Source) but I don't think it would come in handy form for another
> two to five years.

Like I said before, maybe we can put them up somewhere for reference and people can get to them.  I need to think about what's the best way to do that (considering our backend hosting, etc)

>  Maybe someone better at Sourceforge/github/etc.
> could do this and/or Sourcefire could assist since they have all the
> code (and aren't scared of the past or being fully Open Source).

I don't understand your "fully Open Source" comment.  We've never hid anything.  Our code has always been open source, and as long as Marty is around, always will be.

Joel Esler
Senior Research Engineer, VRT
OpenSource Community Manager

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