robin at icir.org
Sun Sep 18 21:27:28 PDT 2011
On Thu, Sep 15, 2011 at 22:19 -0400, you wrote:
> Heh, it's "bro" typed out on a phone number pad (276) represented as
> an 8bit int (wrapped around). In other words, it's a fairly arbitrary
> number. :)
I see. :) But let's then please use something like 0 or -1 to indicate
that it actually doesn't matter. Arbitrary values can be quite
confusing for the non-initiated.
> I thought about doing that, but it seemed somewhat superfluous since
> those environment variables will only be used if the pf_ring libpcap
> wrapper is used. It does seem like the right thing to do however.
Yeah, for the same reason as above: I bet that otherwise somebody will
scratch his head at some point to understand what effect
PCAP_PF_RING_CLUSTER_ID has on his FreeBSD box.
Cc'in the tracker. Tasks are:
- If system doesn't have PF_RING support, don't set environment
- If system has PF_RING support, set ID to a default that
indicates "not set".
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