[Bro] Writing JSON logs

Siwek, Jonathan Luke jsiwek at illinois.edu
Fri Nov 22 13:36:45 PST 2013

On Nov 22, 2013, at 10:36 AM, Tritium Cat <tritium.cat at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Nov 22, 2013 at 7:44 AM, Siwek, Jonathan Luke <jsiwek at illinois.edu> wrote:
> It’s a “const” so you can’t change the value at run-time.  Use `redef` to assign a new value at parse-time.
> Did you read the patch ?  &redef is included.  Maybe I misunderstand you.

The &redef attribute still doesn’t permit run-time modification of a const, which is what you did in the bro_init handler.  Instead what you need is to use the `redef` statement to assign a value at parse time (outside an event handler):

	redef LogAscii::write_json=T;

- Jon

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