[Snort-users] --enable-sourcefire

Geffrey Velásquez gvelasquez at ...12923...
Thu Mar 17 13:51:22 EST 2005


Yes, the string SOURCEFIRE is only found in the "Makefile" files.

Geffrey

Matt Kettler escribió:

> Geffrey Velásquez wrote:
>
>> With 2.3.2:
>>
>> ./configure --help
>> ...
>>  --enable-sourcefire      Enable Sourcefire specific build options
>
>
> It actually does nothing.
>
> It adds -DSOURCEFIRE to the cflags passed to the c compiler. This 
> creates a defined preprocessor symbol SOURCEFIRE, but nothing in the 
> source code uses that define. Having flags like this is pretty common 
> in development. I suspect it's an artifact of some testing flags that 
> one of the developers uses.
>
> I even did a recursive grep, and found no reference the the SOURCEFIRE 
> directive anywhere other than configure and configure.in, proving it 
> really does nothing.
>
> grep -r SOURCEFIRE *
> File configure:
>  CFLAGS="$CFLAGS -DSOURCEFIRE"
> File configure.in:
>                CFLAGS="$CFLAGS -DSOURCEFIRE",)
>
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