[Snort-users] v2.8.4 incorrect logging to MySQL

Christopher Jacob chris.jacob at ...1935...
Tue Apr 14 17:36:06 EDT 2009


Did I miss a memo? When was it announced that Snort 3 would not be  
open source?

~chris

...sent from the road...

On Apr 14, 2009, at 4:21 PM, Loyal A Moses <loyalmoses at ...3027...> wrote:

>
> Snort is open source, until version 3. But that is a whole other  
> argument.
>
> On Apr 14, 2009, at 1:11 PM, Joel Esler wrote:
>
>> No one is taking a vote, we just said, "if we had a vote in it..."   
>> I'd rather take the code out of the IDS/IPS and put it into an  
>> output module.  One that is maintained well (as Shawn said).
>>
>> Snort is an open source program, I don't see harm in discussion on  
>> Snort's own mailing lists do you?
>>
>> J
>>
>> On Tue, Apr 14, 2009 at 3:35 PM, Loyal A Moses <loyalmoses at ...3027...>  
>> wrote:
>>
>> Is Sourcefire limited on development skill or man power?
>>
>> It makes no sense at all to remove one of the most common facilities
>> in use by snort users because it is "too complex".
>>
>> In the end, you'll do what you are going to do regardless of the
>> community -- we've seen it before. But don't use "complexity" and
>> "bugs" as the excuse.
>>
>> Sourcefire is a publicly traded company -- Is it smart to be taking
>> votes on product development from a mailing list? I wouldn't think  
>> so.
>>
>> Loyal.
>>
>> On Apr 14, 2009, at 11:52 AM, Jason Brvenik wrote:
>>
>> > I have an ulterior motive and it is simple.
>> >
>> > Many of the bugs and issues over time with snort have been in  
>> output
>> > plugins. Make one well supported, tested, unified method designed  
>> for
>> > best performance and while doing so it improves the  
>> supportability and
>> > maintainability of the code base.
>> >
>> > On Tue, Apr 14, 2009 at 2:39 PM, Loyal A Moses <loyalmoses at ...3027...>
>> > wrote:
>> >> My vote is to provide as many output options as possible, to help
>> >> keep
>> >> snort used as a tool.
>> >>
>> >> The argument of code complexity being a good reason to remove  
>> output
>> >> facilities is only valid if the code is written poorly and not
>> >> modular. This wheel doesn't need re-invented and this  
>> conversation is
>> >> kind of silly, unless there is ulterior motives for actually  
>> wanting
>> >> to remove this support.
>> >>
>> >> Loyal.
>> >>
>> >>  
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