[Bro] bro.rc file missing

Kevin Lo kevlo at kevlo.org
Tue Jan 5 07:30:41 PST 2010

Priyadarsan Roy wrote: 
> Hi,
> I downloaded the latest version of bro 1.5. On installation following
> ./configure --prefix=/usr/local/bro
> make
> sudo make install
> sudo make install-brolite
> towards the end of make install-brolite I got this
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/root/products/bro-1.5.1/aux'
> /bin/chown -R `cat scripts/bro_user_id` /usr/local/bro/
> cat: scripts/bro_user_id: No such file or directory
> /bin/chown: missing operand after `/usr/local/bro/'
> Try `/bin/chown --help' for more information.
> make: [install-brolite] Error 1 (ignored)
> *********************************************************
> Please run "/usr/local/bro/etc/bro.rc --start" to start bro
> *********************************************************
> Now I see that there is no file /usr/local/bro/etc/bro.rc on searching the archives I see that other users have got the same problem and 
> that there is a patch file for an earlier version.
> I am installing this on an Ubuntu installation version 8.10. Am I missing some thing here to solve this issue ?

Brolite is depreciated in 1.5.1, please use broctl instead.

> Thanks and Regards,
> P Roy


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