[Openvas-devel] New NVT server side cache to overcome NVT size limits
Jan-Oliver.Wagner at greenbone.net
Fri Jun 5 22:54:35 CEST 2009
On Friday 05 June 2009 21:41:16 Dirk Jagdmann wrote:
> > Opinions?
> Memory dumps are stupid. Having the information in a portable format
> would allow other tools (written in other programming languages) to work
> on the cache.
> However I don't know if the cache only stores text data or
> if it has other data types (numbers, IP addresses). If so, you should
> pay some attention to data type sizes on 32bit vs 64bit systems, as they
> may have problems loading them.
Currently it is Strings, Lists of Strings and Integers.
glib usually takes care of the architectural differences, so I don't
expect any problems here. Also, glib takes care of encoding and escaping.
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