[Bro] Debian Packages

Azoff, Justin S jazoff at illinois.edu
Thu Sep 7 13:33:18 PDT 2017

> On Sep 6, 2017, at 8:48 AM, Dave Crawford <bro at pingtrip.com> wrote:
> Does anyone know why there are so many dependencies for the ‘broctl’ Debian package (mysql as an example)?
> -Dave

You can workaround this using some options to apt.  You can use

apt install broctl  mysql-common-

to install broctl but not pull in the mysql libs.  This gets the package install from 76 packages and 94MB to 48 packages and 65MB.


apt install --no-install-recommends broctl

gets it down to 37 packages and 48MB, but that probably leaves out some things that you'd want like the geoip stuff.

- Justin Azoff

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