[Bro-Dev] #622: Installation issues

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Wed Oct 12 10:10:56 PDT 2011

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

Comment (by robin):

 On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 17:03 -0000, you wrote:

 >  > - It creates "$prefix/logs". I don't remember whether we discussed
 >  >   this already, but is that a good default location for logs?

 >  > - Was there a reason we install the spool pieces directly into
 >  >   $prefix/spool/ instead of into $prefix/spool/bro/?

 Thinking about this again, I believe my problem comes from the
 difference between using a prefix of (for example) (1) /usr/local vs
 (2) /usr/local/bro.

 The current paths make sense for (2), but not for (1). I know we
 settled on going with the model (2), but that still doesn't feel right
 to me as it's different to what any other software does.

 Anyway, if I'm the only one feeling this way, I'm fine leaving things
 as they are at this point; changing would have implications for the
 quickstart guide etc.

 (I'm only talking about from-source installation here, the rest is


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