[Bro] Bro on macos, magic bug

Siwek, Jonathan Luke jsiwek at illinois.edu
Mon Apr 21 07:53:25 PDT 2014

On Apr 21, 2014, at 12:06 AM, Julien T <julien.t43 at gmail.com> wrote:

> internal error: can't load magic file /opt/local/share/bro/magic: could not find any valid magic files!
> <<<
> Those files are from bro, while macports' libmagic (5.18) has /opt/local/share/misc/magic.mgc
> same if I do
> MAGIC=/opt/local/share/misc/magic.mgc bro -r <pcapfile>

Try also `BROMAGIC=/opt/local/share/misc/magic.mgc MAGIC=/opt/local/share/misc/magic.mgc bro -r <pcapfile>`.

> So is a fix is expected for 2.2 or 2.3 is sufficiently near release?

No 2.2 changes are planned and the 2.3 (beta) isn’t dated, you’ll have to infer from https://bro-tracker.atlassian.net/issues/?filter=10001

- Jon

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