[Snort-users] Recent errors on Snort.org and how you can help

Jason Haar Jason.Haar at ...294...
Tue May 19 17:43:47 EDT 2009

I think you guys should take a leaf out of the clamAV product (which you
own!) and invent an official update daemon (like freshclam). As with
clamAV, use DNS (with short-but-non-zero TTLs) to notify the daemon of
version numbers, and the damn daemons can happily check every minute if
they wish - it won't trigger downloads until there is something new to

No point in reinventing the wheel here...


Jason Haar
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