[Bro] Help with getting PLUGIN_DBG_LOG to work

Robin Sommer robin at icir.org
Sat Oct 31 09:01:30 PDT 2015

I suppose you have seen this?


A plugin that's using it is this one:
https://github.com/rsmmr/hilti/tree/master/bro/src (that's a bit more
of a complex one though :-)


On Fri, Oct 30, 2015 at 19:19 +0000, you wrote:

> I’ve looked at all of the plugins that come standard with Bro, and I haven’t really found PLUGIN_DBG_LOG being used.  So it is hard to find a good working example of how to print out values for debugging purposes.
> As an example program, I’ve used the init program to create a plugin TestSpace::testplugin.  I’ve set “plugin::TestSpace_testplugin::Plugin TestPlugin;” inside the “TestSpace_testplugin” namespace in the Plugin.h.
> I then call PLUGIN_DBG_LOG(TestPlugin, “…”); inside my constructor of my TestPlugin.cc file, and I’m not seeing anything in the log directory.
> Anyone every try to use this, and have something I can look at?
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