[Bro-Dev] Command line VS. environmnet variable (was: Re: [Bro-Commits] [git/bro] master: Hopefully the last major script reorganization. (597a4d6))
seth at icir.org
Mon Aug 8 07:28:00 PDT 2011
On Aug 7, 2011, at 12:58 AM, Gregor Maier wrote:
>> - All of scripts/base/ is loaded by main.cc
>> - Can be disabled by setting $BRO_NO_BASE_SCRIPTS
>> - Scripts in scripts/base/ don't use relative path loading to ease use of BRO_NO_BASE_SCRIPTS (to copy and paste that script).
> I really, really, *really* think this should be a command line option! After all, that's what command line options are there for: to enable/disable/modify features of the executed process.
> Environment variables are a pain when used to set options. They are nice/good to set paths, etc.
Good to hear that you think so too. :) That's the plan but while I was doing the script-level development I just made it an environment variable. I did forget to mention that in the message.
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