[Bro-Dev] alarm function

Vern Paxson vern at icir.org
Fri Jun 3 13:42:44 PDT 2011

> Is more of a purpose to the alarm function than just printing to the alarm.log file?

Originally it was the interface to syslog.  This has now been factored out
into alarm_hook, which alarm will invoke if it's present.  In principle
we could get rid of it by replacing it with explicit calls to alarm_hook
(if it's defined).  I don't view this as a priority, though.


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