* Pablo Neira <427A51A2.8090600@xxxxxxxxxxx> 2005-05-05 19:02
> - A custom destroy function in ts_ops.
Sure, can be added once we need it. Currently none of my
algorithms allocate anything on their own. Might be worth
to change the API and replace textsearch_put with textesearch_destroy
also freeing the configuration though.
> - I don't see a way to look for matches in fragments. I mean, say we've
> got "dancing " in a fragment and "chicken" in the next one. Currently we
> don't get a match.
This is implemented in skb_find_text(), I just looked through rusty's
code and it's very simliar so we could make the args in ts_state a
union of long args and char cb[XXX] so we can store skb_iter
> I've been reworking the framework for string matching that I sent you
> two/three months ago, you've definitely worked on a good base. Since
> then I've introduced a lot of changes and actually I've been testing it
> (ick, that means that we've clashed!).
I don't think so, my approach is quite different and allows for
optimized text searches over fragments, multiple skbs, etc without
any hacks around the fragment borders. It's a lot more generic
allowing it to be in lib/ so it can be used from other subsystem
> I think that I can merge both works and then roll on. I still need more
> time to study more in deep your proposition.
Sure go ahead but please don't merge it into netfilter, a) the core
really is supposed to be in lib, and b) I don't want any netfilter
dependencies in my ematches.