[Bro] type conversion

Vern Paxson vern at icir.org
Tue May 3 19:41:23 PDT 2005

>       I have a simple question: how to convert a string to a port? I 
> extract the
> port information from a string and need to assign it to a port variable. Any
> suggestion will be appreciated.

There's no support for that.  You'll need to write a built-in function
(see src/bro.bif).

What's the context?  Knowing that would help me in thinking about various
needs for type conversion in the Bro language.


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