[Bro] plugin help

Robin Sommer robin at icir.org
Wed Jun 1 07:55:45 PDT 2016

Should generally be the same. Does it work if you point
BRO_PLUGIN_PATH to the plugins "build/" directory?


On Tue, May 31, 2016 at 22:32 -0700, Dk Jack wrote:

> Hi,
> I have a written a small bro plugin. I followed the instructions on the bro
> plugin page.
> If I put my plugin code in <bro-base>/lib/bro/plugins directory everything
> works fine.
> For testing purposes, I'd like to keep plugins directory different from the
> final directory.
> If I have my plugin in /abc/def and set my BRO_PLUGIN_PATH=/abc/def
> directory, it fails to load. I run bro using the following command:
>     > <bro-base>/bin/bro -N
> The program coredumps...The failure happens in the InitBifs code... which
> calls my
> plugin bif init function. The plugin directory layout is exactly the same
> as when it works
> if I put the plugins directory in <bro-base> directory. Is there something
> I need to setup
> if I have the plugins directory in a different location? thanks.
> Dk

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