[Snort-users] Snort 3.0 - Luajit

Russ rucombs at cisco.com
Fri Feb 9 14:01:35 EST 2018



On 2/9/18 11:05 AM, oleg gv wrote:
>
> 2018-02-09 17:38 GMT+03:00 Russ via Snort-users 
> <snort-users at lists.snort.org <mailto:snort-users at lists.snort.org>>:
>
>     LuaJIT is a hard requirement for Snort 3.0 as it is used for
>     configuration.  It is also used for optional script plugins for
>     loggers, rule options, and appid detectors.
>
>     Do you have any particular concern about LuaJIT?
>
>
> No, but I want to compile snort3.0 for platform that is not comaptible 
> for LuaJit . Can I remove simply LuaJit support from snort3 or (more 
> preferable) use Lua instead of LuaJit ??
It won't build today with Lua in lieu of LuaJIT but we will look into that.

Can you tell us which platform you are working on?
>
> Thanks for reply.
>
>
>     There will be a beta out in a couple months.
>
>
>     On 2/9/18 9:16 AM, oleg gv via Snort-users wrote:
>>     Hello, I saw dependency on luajit in snort 3.0.
>>
>>     Is it really nessesary, for waht reasons it is used in snort?
>>     (lua rules mainly?)
>>
>>     Can I not use LuaJit at all - may be configure option may exist
>>     in future?
>>
>>     Or it's hardcoded firmly and snort strictly depends on it ??
>>
>>     Thanks!
>>
>>     PS: snort 3.0 release date - when? is it known?
>>
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