argus-server: argus interface monitoring confusion

Andrew Pollock andrew-argus at
Thu May 15 23:09:34 EDT 2003

On Mon, May 12, 2003 at 06:58:25AM +0300, Yotam Rubin wrote:
> 	When a user specifies an interface to monitor through the -i switch,
> it is added to a list of interfaces collected from the configuration file.
> The expected behavior would be to have -i override the configuration file, 
> and not work in conjunction with it. This can become very confusing and lead
> to hazardous results. 


What is your opinion of this? Yotam has submitted this bug and another 
(viewable at for changes to the 
default argus behavior that I am reluctant to see go into a 
Debian-specific package of the software. I'd like the Debian package to 
maintain identical functionality to the upstream software whereever 



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