[Bro-Dev] .'s vs. /'s (Re: script loading changes)

Vern Paxson vern at icir.org
Wed Jul 13 11:27:20 PDT 2011

Dipping into this thread (so maybe missing important context - apologies
if so), this is seeming pretty weird:

> @load frameworks.software.base
> would do best to look in BROPATH for "frameworks/software/base.bro"
> first instead of the literal "frameworks.software.base" filename.

Why isn't the answer that this should just be

	@load frameworks/software/base

?  What's so cool about using '.'s instead of '/'s that it's worth
conflicting with the user's file-system mental model?


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