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Re: [PATCH] Additional information when using --version-trace
From: David Fifield <david () bamsoftware com>
Date: Mon, 8 Jun 2009 17:44:19 -0600

On Thu, Jun 04, 2009 at 07:49:07PM -0500, Tom Sellers wrote:
When doing service version detection work I sometimes run into a
problem where I am not sure which probe was just sent and when or what
match lines are being triggered.  This doesn't happen often, but when
it does it presents quite a problem.  The recent Oracle fingerprint
was an example of this.  Normally, if I cannot read the data at the
end of the Write request line I just have to guess as to which probe
was just sent and on what protocol.

I have attached a patch that displays additional information when
--version-trace is used.

Thanks, Tom. I merged the patch with a couple of small changes: probe
announcements are sent to LOG_PLAIN, not just LOG_STDOUT; and they get
printed with -d2 as well as --version-trace (as some other messages
are).

David Fifield

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