[Bro] using &*_expire with interval values defined before

Vern Paxson vern at icir.org
Sat Feb 5 16:45:54 PST 2005

> does anyone know why this doesn't work and results in an error?
> policy-script:
>  > const tcp_scan_period = 2 min &redef;
>  > global tcp_scan: table[addr] of count &write_expire=tcp_scan_period;
> error:
>  > line xx (tcp_scan_period): bad tag in ExprVal::Val

Definitely a bug.  I'm able to reproduce it and will include a fix with
the next release (which has been delayed due to some other late-breaking
bugs, sigh).

By the way, any time you see "bad tag", it's definitely a bug, that's
an internal error message.


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