[Bro-Dev] #633: Globals cleanup

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Fri Oct 7 08:34:11 PDT 2011

#633: Globals cleanup
  Reporter:  robin    |      Owner:
      Type:  Problem  |     Status:  new
  Priority:  Normal   |  Milestone:  Bro1.6
 Component:  Bro      |    Version:  git/master
Resolution:           |   Keywords:  beta

Comment (by robin):

 On Fri, Oct 07, 2011 at 10:17 -0000, you wrote:

 >  &redef attribute again?).  Globals need to remain redef-able so that
 >  people can redef attributes attached to them (expiration attrs, etc).

 Good point.

 >  What do you think about making everything in export sections implicitly
 >  redef-able?

 I can generally see doing that, but didn't we have a reason at some
 point that we didn't do that already?

 >   I don't know how that will affect things like events where the event
 >   prototype is in an export section though.

 We can always hardcode a check that prevent redef from being used with
 certain types.

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