[Oisf-devel] Packet Array in 1.0.x

Will Metcalf william.metcalf at gmail.com
Thu Aug 19 23:36:29 UTC 2010

Can you give us the output of a backtrace Joel?  You can send off-list
if you so desire.



On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 5:19 PM, Joel Ebrahimi <jebrahimi at bivio.net> wrote:
> I'm seeing multiple problems with the array that was added to
> PcapThreadVars_.
> I either exhaust memory completely or segfault. I think they both stem
> from the same issue with is that the array seems to keep filling and
> eventually there is an access outside of PCAP_FILE_MAX_PKTS (256) which
> causes the segfaults.
> Is the array supposed to hold a finite number of past packets ie. 256 or
> whatever PCAP_FILE_MAX_PKTS is set to? If so then I suppose a modulus
> operator or some kind of reset is needed.
> // Joel
> Joel Ebrahimi
> Solutions Architect
> Bivio Networks
> jebrahimi at bivio.net
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