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

Mike Cox mike.cox52 at ...2420...
Fri Aug 10 11:06:30 EDT 2012

On Fri, Aug 10, 2012 at 9:55 AM, Joel Esler <jesler at ...435...> wrote:
> 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.

That would be great!

> 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)

Do it :)

>  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.

Also awesome .. show the me the code!   :P

> --
> Joel Esler
> Senior Research Engineer, VRT
> OpenSource Community Manager
> Sourcefire

-Mike Cox

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